At least 20 people have been killed, and a further 40 wounded, following a bomb blast at a market in Pakistan.
At least 20 people have been killed and 40 wounded after a bomb exploded at a vegetable market in northwest Pakistan.
The blast happened in the city of Parachinar, a mainly Shia Muslim area on the Afghan border.
The market was full of shoppers when the device exploded. Officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
A faction of the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) said it was behind the blast, adding its goal was “to avenge the killing of our associates”.