K-P governor refuses to term Fata attacks as sectarian

Engr Shaukatullah asks local residents to keep a lookout for the entry of foreigners into their areas.

Web Desk July 27, 2013
Engineer Shaukatullah Khan. PHOTO: FILE

PESHAWAR: A day after twin blasts tore through a market and a vehicle stand in the Shia dominated town of Parachinar, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Governor Shaukatullah Khan said on Saturday that the attacks were not sectarian, Radio Pakistan reported.

Talking to a delegation of elders of Islamabad based residents of Kurram Agency‚ he said that terrorist attacks in Kurram Agency target innocents.

The Governor also directed the authorities concerned to make strict security arrangements in the Agency and urged residents to keep a close watch on the entry of foreigners into their respective areas.

As many as 52 people were killed and over 100 people were injured in twin bombings at the main market of Parachinar and a vehicle stand.

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