Pakistan bombs kill 38

Three bombs have exploded in north west Pakistan killing at least 38 people in Peshawar and in Parachinar.

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'49 killed' in bomb attack in northern Pakistan

Officials said the death toll from two overnight bombings at a busy market in northern Pakistan rose to 49 on Saturday with 10 more people dying at a hospital, according to the Associated Press.

The bombings struck on Friday in the town of Parachinar, which sits in the Kurram tribal area that borders Afghanistan to the west.

Hospital official Shabir Hussain said at least 49 people had died and 167 were wounded in the attacks.


Three bombs explode in Pakistan killing 25

A police spokesman has told Reuters that bombs have exploded in a market in northern Pakistan, killing 10 people in Peshawar.

Earlier, it was separately reported that two additional explosions targeted Shi'ite mosques in Pakistan's tribal area on the Afghan border,

A doctor and witnesses said at least 15 people were killed.

The mosque explosion took place just metres away from a Shi'ite mosque near a busy market in Parachinar, capital of the tribal Kurram area.

It was followed closely by a second blast, outside another mosque in the town.

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