Pakistan: Blast outside imambargah kills 22
“We have 22 dead bodies here at the hospital and 57 injured, including women and children,” said Moeen Begum, a surgeon at the hospital told Dawn News.
The blast occurred in the Noor market.
According to Dawn News, Jamat-ul-Ahrar, a banned group, claimed responsibility for the attack.
Condemning the loss of lives in the incident, cricketer-turned Pakistani politician Imran Khan tweeted: "Strongly condemn blast in Parachinar targeting innocent people. KP CM must ensure all medical and rescue services on emergency basis."