Parachinar blasts claim 15 lives; 70 injured

 
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Parachinar July 23 (TNS): At least 15 people were killed and 50 others were injured in two bomb blasts that ripped through the Tal Ara area of the city. According to the political administration, the injured and the dead have been shifted to the Agency Hospital Paracrine.

The explosions occurred consecutively at a distance of 10 kilometres. Unsuspecting shoppers had throng the market to purchase edibles for Iftar when the blasts took place.

Security forces have cordoned off the site of the blast while the political administration has declared emergency at hospitals.

A scene of screaming of the people and blaring of ambulances could be seen at the site of the blast at the moment.