Twin blasts in Parachinar kill two, injure four

Published: December 17, 2013

The first blast took place on Hamzai Road near a pick up van, killing two people and injuring three others. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE

PARACHINAR: Two people were killed and four others were injured in two separate blasts in Parachinar, Kurram Agency on Tuesday, Express News reported.

The first blast took place on Hamzai Road, killing two people and injuring three others.

“A vehicle hit a landmine in Pewaar leaving two dead,” a local intelligence official told AFP. Another local intelligence official also confirmed the incident.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention. Police cordoned off the area and started their investigation.

The second blast took place in the Yousaf Khel area, injuring one person.

There has been a rise in sectarian violence in the country after November’s deadly clashes in Rawalpindi.

Previous blast

On July 26, two suicide bombings, hardly a minute apart, had tore through two busy marketplaces in Parachinar killing at least 48 people and injuring nearly 200 more.

The death toll from the twin suicide bombings had risen to 57 as nine more people had died of their wounds at different hospitals a day later.

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Reader Comments (5)

  • csmann
    Dec 17, 2013 - 1:13PM

    This is the way TTP negotiates.Off course,IK will say they did not admit responsibility

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  • PTI
    Dec 17, 2013 - 2:04PM

    @csmann
    the bomb blast took place in FATA….n second thing is talks were favoured by the whole nation at APC… IK is the only on standing by APC….

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  • Ahmed
    Dec 17, 2013 - 2:53PM

    @PTI:
    No matter what you say…csmann is always against PTi and he is from India. So please don’t pay heed. Everyone support IK in his sincere efforts..Recommend

  • Jibran
    Dec 17, 2013 - 5:35PM

    And today the PMLN regime decided to offer peace to these criminals. Whose side is PMLN on?

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  • Dec 17, 2013 - 8:23PM

    We send our heartfelt condolences to the friends and families of the victims.

    Ali Khan

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