ISLAMABAD: Death toll from the deadly explosion in busy Eidgah market in Parachinar area of Kurram Agency has risen to 15 with 30 others wounded.
Security forces and rescue teams have cordoned off the entire area and launched relief activities. According reports there was great rush of shoppers in the market at the time of explosion.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the Parachinar blast. In his message on Sunday, he expressed grief over the loss of life and property and commiserated with the bereaved families.
He directed to provide special medical care to the injured. He said our resolve to eradicate the menace of terrorism is getting stronger with the loss of innocent lives and sacrifices of army and law enforcement agencies. He said this fight is an irreversible process until the terrorism is rooted out from the country.