Pakistan: Death toll from bombing jumps to 47

ABDUL SATTAR Associated Press Published:

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- A Pakistani official says the death toll in the evening bombing at a vegetable market in the city of Quetta has jumped to 47.

Quetta police chief Zubair Mahmood gave the updated figure a few hours after a bomb ripped through a crowded vegetable market Saturday evening.

Dozens of people were also injured in the attack which occurred in a mostly Shiite Muslim area.