At least 30 people were killed in a deadly bomb explosion during Friday prayers at a mosque in Pakistan’s Peshawar.
The news: As per news reports, at least 50 others were injured when a bomb ripped through a crowded Shia mosque during the Friday prayers.
- Officials also added that the condition of 10 injured is stated to be critical.
What happened: According to the information the blast occurred at a Jamia mosque in Qissa Khwani bazaar area in Peshawar when worshippers were offering Friday prayers. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the blast.
- Capital City Police Officer informed that two attackers tried to enter the mosque and fired at the policemen standing guard.
- One policeman was killed while the other was critically injured, he said. The blast occurred following the firing incident.