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Twin blasts rock Pakistan, 25 killed

Twin blasts rock Pakistan, 25 killed

| | 23 Jun 2017, 07:56 pm
Islamabad, June 23 (IBNS): Twin blasts rocked Pakistan's densely populated area of Kurram Agency's Parachinar city on Friday, killing at least 25 people, media reports said.

At least 25 people are feared dead and over 100 injured after two subsequent explosions hit a densely populated area of Kurram Agency's Parachinar city Friday evening, local political administration officials told DawnNews.

A suicide blast that shook Shuhada Chowk in Quetta's Gulistan Road area earlier in the dame day which left at least 13 people killed.

Meanwhile, rescue operation is currently going on in Parachinar.

The injured people were rushed to hospital for treatment.

The two blasts reportedly hit Turi Market near Tal Adda.

The nature of the explosions are not known so far.

The area was supposedly crowded during the blasts as people were busy marketing for Ramzan and Eid.

The area has been cordoned off.

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