04:19 GMT02 December 2020
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    The death toll of twin blasts occurred in the Pakistani city of Parachinar has risen to 45, while the death toll of a separate blast, which also occurred on Friday in the city of Quetta, remains at 13, bringing the total amount of casualties to 58, media reported Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The blasts in the northwestern city of Parachinar took place at the Akbar Khan Siraye Market, injuring at least 75 people, the Firstpost media outlet reported.

    A total of seven policemen were among of 13 victims of a blast near the police office in Quetta, while 21 people were injured.

    No group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

    Pakistan has been targeted by a number of attacks conducted by different militant groups for years. Pakistani police have intensified efforts in combating terrorism following deadly a terrorist attack on a shrine in the Pakistani southern city of Sehwan that was carried out on February 16 and claimed lives of over 80 people.

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