2007 Parachinar bombing

2007 Parachinar bombing
Part of War in North-West Pakistan
Parachinar is located in Pakistan
Parachinar
Parachinar
Parachinar (Pakistan)
Date04 August 2007
10-11 am
TargetTaxi stand
Attack type
Car Suicide bombing
WeaponsCar bomb
Deaths12 [1]
Non-fatal injuries
43 [1]
PerpetratorsGhayoor Khan Chamkani

The 2007 Parachinar bombing occurred on Saturday, 4 August 2007.[2] At least 12 people were killed and more than 43 injured after Ghayor Khan Chamkani,[3] a suicide bomber, exploded a Toyota Corolla near the Eidgah Market and Peshawer bus terminal in Parachinar, the capital city of Kurram Agency and the largest city in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in northern Pakistan.[4] The Pakistani Taliban splinter local Sunni militant group claimed responsibility.[citation needed]

The deceased have been identified as Riaz Hussain, Hajjab Hussain, Arbab Hussain and Syed Kamal Hussain Shah while the other dead bodies were not identified yet.[5]

References[]

  1. ^ a b "dead tool rise to 12 in Parachinar blast". pak tribune.
  2. ^ "On this Day 04 August 2007". Timelines.
  3. ^ "History of Bomb blast in Parachinar". Tahreek-E-Hussaini Parachinar.
  4. ^ "Parachinar Car Suicide blast 2007". Pakistan Defence.
  5. ^ "9 killed, 40 injured in Parachinar blast". Pak Tribune.

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