More than 35 people and injured dozens in four separate bomb and gun attack in Pakistani cities on the last Friday of Ramadan, Islam’s holiest month, as authorities cautioned the toll could rise.
Officials said 13 people were killed and 124 injured when twin blasts hits a market in Parachinar, capital of Kurram district, a chiefly Shia area of Pakistan’s tribal belt.
When people rushed to the site… to protect the injured, a second blast took place,” he said, adding that he couldn’t give additionally points of interest of the attack but however that authorities fear the toll will increase.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for security to be expanded the nation over as he censured the attack, saying that no Muslim would ever imagine conferring such an “awful” act.
Pakistan has seen a dramatic improvement in security over the most recent two years, however groups such as the umbrella Pakistani Taliban and other outfits still hold the capacity to carry out attacks.