In January, at least 25 people were killed and over 65 injured early in the morning when a powerful explosion ripped through a crowded marketplace in Parachinar, officials said. The second blast took place as rescuers and bystanders rushed to aid those who had been hurt in the first explosion.
There was no immediate explanation for the dual claims. Jamaat ur Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack in a message sent to Reuters by its spokesman, Asad Mansur.
Kurram is the only Shia Muslim region in a predominantly Sunni country.
Both blasts came during rush hour in Parachinar on the last Friday of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, wounding more than 150 people, senior official Basir Khan Wazir told AFP. Sunni hardliners, now operating through different Taliban factions including the Islamic State group, consider them heretics and have often targeted them.
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The victor on Thursday in Kazan will be guaranteed a place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up event. The four-time world champions could book their place in the semi-final ahead of schedule with another win.
Earlier this year in March, a vehicle bomb blast outside an imambargah located in a busy Parachinar market claimed the lives of 24 people and left 90 others injured.
Investigators said the attack targeted police. Islamic State Khorasan Province, the Middle Eastern group's affiliate in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been known to work with the myriad of Pakistani militant groups in previous attacks, including with JuA. Nine security officials were among the wounded, said Fareed Sumalan, a doctor at the hospital. "I was sitting on a chair".
Separately, gunmen on motorcycles Friday shot dead four policemen sitting at a roadside restaurant at SITE area in southern port-city Karachi.
Islamabad, June 21 (IBNS): A bus collided with a truck in Pakistan's Mardan city on Wednesday, killing at least five people and injuring 11 others, media reports said.
One video showed Rouhani's security guards rushing him into his vehicle while others prevented protesters from approaching. Other videos showed First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri and outspoken MP Ali Motahari being heckled by angry protesters.
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Owens pushed back against national debate over whether Ossoff ran a too progressive campaign or a too moderate campaign. The Georgia race featured a nail-biting finish, with the possibility of flipping a traditionally-Republican district.
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Bae was the longest-held US citizen in North Korea since the Korean War - first detained in 2012 and released two years later. US President Donald Trump blamed the "brutality of the North Korean regime " for Warmbier's death .
The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent was not getting the same scrutiny. Trump's tweet seems to suggest he acknowledges that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice.
The Metropolitan Police's investigation into the fire will look at the refurbishment undertaken at the tower block in 2016. Met Police commander Stuart Cundy said the force knows 58 people were in the tower block on the night of the disaster.
The unemployment rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3% in May and mortgage rates are still favorable by historical standards. Sales declined by almost 24 percent in the Midwest over the pace a year ago, and were unchanged in the Northeast.
The BAT team usually comprises personnel from the Pakistani Army and some militants trained for cross border operations. It is known for intruders to carry out attacks on patrolling soldiers along the LoC and mutilate their bodies.
Authorities released the footage on Tuesday, just days after a Minnesota jury acquitted Mr Yanez on all charges in the shooting. Soon, she was heard wailing. "Then she finally got the help, and then you take her life in front of her children".
Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia
And Peralta hit the victor in the 72nd minute when Aquino pulled the ball back for the 33-year-old to find the net. The best opportunity fell to defender Georgi Dzhikiyi in injury time, but he couldn't keep his header down.
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud
The Economic Crime Section of the Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid has filed a complaint with the Court of Instruction. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of committing tax fraud during his time in charge of Real Madrid .
Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to Islanders for Ryan Strome
They will be reunited with the Islanders , and potentially on the same line, in order to give Tavares a scoring winger. They've done that by acquiring Eberle, and it could be just the thing that helps push the Islanders forward.
Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year
Power also bestows plant-quality awards as part of IQS, based exclusively on defects and malfunctions, not design-related issues. Mini was the most improved brand in the survey, with owners reporting 94 problems per vehicle, down from 127 problems in 2016.
TCU eliminates Texas A&M from the College World Series
Martin took the loss for Texas A&M and dropped to 7-4 on the season after allowing five runs on five hits in 1.2 innings. It's the eighth time one team has eliminated the same team in three consecutive seasons in any round of the tournament.
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