Pak Shia blasts
Peshawar, July 26 (Reuters): Suicide bombers on motorcycles today blew themselves up within a minute of each other outside Shia mosques in a volatile Pakistani town near the Afghan border, killing at least 39 people, officials said.
The first explosion took place metres away from a Shia mosque near a busy market in Parachinar, capital of the tribal Kurram area. It was followed by a second blast, close to another mosque in the town.
Riaz Mahsud, the top administrator of the region, said 39 people were killed and 72 wounded.
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