The first blast was shortly followed by another explosion at a Shia mosque. Reports say the second blast came after a bomber rammed his motorbike into the main gate of the mosque as crowds of people were praying inside.”
The blasts took place in two separate locations in Parachinar, the capital of Kurram Agency, on Friday evening
In the first incident, a bomb planted on a motorbike went off in the city’s main market near the Afghan border.
The first blast was shortly followed by another explosion at a Shia mosque. Reports say the second blast came after a bomber rammed his motorbike into the main gate of the mosque as crowds of people were praying inside.
Taliban leaders, who were toppled in the 2001 US-led invasion of Afghanistan, took refuge in tribal regions of Pakistan and rapidly began to extend their influence from tribes to major towns and cities.
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Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s restive southwestern Balochistan province has witnessed several instances of violence directed against the Hazara Shia community in recent months.
Shia Muslims in Pakistan say the government must take decisive action against the forces involved in the targeted killings. They also accuse Islamabad of failing to provide security for the Muslim community.
The country’s Shia leaders have called on the government to form a judicial commission to investigate the bloodshed.
Shias make up about a third of Pakistan’s population of over 180 million.
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