27 Jul 2013

Bombers kill 39 in Pakistan

7:46 am on 27 July 2013

At least 39 people have been killed and more than 100 wounded by two bombs in a market in northern Pakistan.

The explosions took place on Friday evening in Parachinar, the main town of the Kurram tribal region, near the Afghan border.

The BBC reportsthe area was thronged with shoppers, buying food for the breaking of the Ramadan fast.

The bombers were reportedly on motorcycles, near two mosques.