Police said an explosion occurred in Parachinar city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday and several people were injured.
The police said the explosion occurred at the tori market in the city. The nature of the explosion has not yet been determined.
Eyewitnesses told that explosive material had been hidden in a vegetable cart which went off.
According to hospital staff, at least 20 people were injured and treated. Dr. Qaiser Hasan of DMS Parachinar Hospital said that two of the injured were seriously injured.
the Turi bazaar area used to have a single track for vehicular traffic which was recently widened and split to keep apart incoming and outgoing traffic.
Although similar incidents have occurred in the past, vendors selling goods on carts are still very common, and terrorists have also targeted carts.
In addition, this kind of trolley was found on both sides of the road and attracted a large number of people.