Market explosion kills over 20 people in Pakistan

According to the media wing of Pakistan’s military, an explosion ripped through a vegetable market in Parachinar, the capital of the Kurram region in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal area, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than40.The explosive device blast occurred this morning,January 21, 2017where a large number of people had gathered according to Ikramullah Khan, a senior government official in Parachinar.So far, no group has claimed responsibility for theattack. Kurram has endured many militant attacksbecause it is on the border with war-torn Afghanistan.


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