Accessibility links

Twin Bomb Explosions Rock Peshawar Market

Powerful twin explosions hit the busy Kissa Khwani market in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on September 29. The blasts left more than 30 people dead and dozens more injured. It's the third deadly attack to hit the restive northwestern city in the past week. (8 PHOTOS)

A Pakistani man runs past burning vehicles at the site of twin bomb explosions at the busy Kissa Khwani market in Peshawar on September 29, 2013.
1

A Pakistani man runs past burning vehicles at the site of twin bomb explosions at the busy Kissa Khwani market in Peshawar on September 29, 2013.

With ambulances slow to respond, many of those injured in the blast had to be carried out by rescue workers and local residents.
2

With ambulances slow to respond, many of those injured in the blast had to be carried out by rescue workers and local residents.

Rescue workers and residents gather at at the site of the midday bomb attacks.
3

Rescue workers and residents gather at at the site of the midday bomb attacks.

Pakistani men mourn the killing of their relatives at a Peshawar hospital in the wake of the bomb blasts.
4

Pakistani men mourn the killing of their relatives at a Peshawar hospital in the wake of the bomb blasts.

The blasts set shops and cars ablaze along the narrow market corridor. One eyewitness said he watched helplessly as a group of women and children burned to death in their car. 
5

The blasts set shops and cars ablaze along the narrow market corridor. One eyewitness said he watched helplessly as a group of women and children burned to death in their car.

Security officials and rescue workers at the blast site. 
6

Security officials and rescue workers at the blast site.

Shop owners survey the damage. 
7

Shop owners survey the damage.

Firefighters extinguish a blaze started by the twin explosions. 
8

Firefighters extinguish a blaze started by the twin explosions.

XS
SM
MD
LG