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10 Killed, Several Injured in Twin Blasts in Pak's Tribal Area

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured on Friday in two subsequent blasts at a crowded market in Parachinar area of Pakistan's Kurram tribal district, bordering Afghanistan.

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Updated:June 23, 2017, 7:13 PM IST
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10 Killed, Several Injured in Twin Blasts in Pak's Tribal Area
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Peshawar: At least 10 people were killed and several others injured on Friday in two subsequent blasts at a crowded market in Parachinar area of Pakistan's Kurram tribal district, bordering Afghanistan.

The first explosion occurred in Akbar Khan Market in Parachinar headquarters of Kurram Agency, officials said.

The second blast took place as rescuers and bystanders rushed to aid those who had been hurt in the first explosion.

At least 10 people were killed in the blasts. The emergency and rescue services shifted injured to Agency Headquarters hospital Parachinar.

The security forces cordon off the entire area and started search operation.

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| Edited by: Ashish Yechury
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