The explosion, in Kalya in Orakzai Company, befell simply earlier than 9 a.m. native time (10.30 p.m. ET Wednesday), in line with Khalid Iqbal, police deputy commissioner in Orakzai. Nearly all of the lifeless have been Shia, he added.
The blast befell within the vegetable part of the market, Iqbal stated.
Not less than 51 folks have been injured, 17 critically, in line with Amin Ullah, the District Administrator for Kalaya. They’ve been moved to the bigger cities of Kohat and Peshawar by way of ambulance, Ullah stated.
No group has but claimed accountability for the assault.