10 Sep 2012
Parachinar: Very Powerful Blast Rocks Kashmir Chowk
A heavy bomb planted in vehicle exploded in ( Kashmir Chowk ) at market
Parachinar city leaving 12 Shaheed and 50 injured. Among them 15 are seriously injured.
Fourty shops are completely destroyed and were there two hundred are
Dead body shifted to Markazi Imambargah and injured shifted to cilvil hospital parachinar for treatment.
These days the vehicles from Afghanistan deals in grapes. This bomb
was fixed in a such vehicle full of grapes.
Strange and suspicious activities are frequently happening on Pak
Political Agent Syed Shahab Ali Shah told journalists that over 50
kilograms of explosives had been used in the explosion. He said that
mortars and rockets had been packed together with explosives to make the
blast more deadly and destructive and to increase its lethality.
The busy Kashmir Chowk was chosen for the blast. There is hustle and
bustle all day as general stores, barber shops, sweet shops, chicken
shops, vegetable and fruit stalls are situated there,” he said.
The bombing also knocked down a high transmission electricity line.
Javed Hussain, a witness, said he saw body parts of the victims
scattered all over the Chowk. The injured were crying for help as smoke
enveloped the entire area and fire hindered rescue work.
All the dead and injured people were taken to DHQ Hospital in Parachinar, where an emergency was declared.
At least 12 critically injured people were sent to Peshawar. .
The Anjuman Hussainia of Parachinar has declared a three-day mourning in memory of the victims.Witnesses and political administration officials said an
explosives-laden white car parked at the busy Kashmir Chowk, exploded,
killing two people on the spot while 12 others died at or on the way to
hospital.A previously unknown militant group, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan Ghazi
Group, claimed responsibility for the attack and said it was aimed at
the Shia community
All Momineen are requested to recite surah-e-fateha for all Shohdas of Millat-e-Jafferia
and pray for early recovery of injured momineen.