Blast at mosque in Pakistan | 35 killed in blast at mosque | Friday prayers dead in pakisthan

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blast in a mosque in pakistan | 35 killed in blast at mosque | friday prayers dead in pakisthan

Peshawar: leastways 35 people were killed and various more injured when a blast hit a mosque for the duration of friday prayers in the restive darra adam khel county of northwest pakistan.

There was no official word on the nature of the blast in akhorwal village in darra adam khel, where security forces have carried out various operations to flush out taliban fighters.

A lot of tv news channels reported that the blast, which occurred while tons of people were offering friday prayers, was caused by a suicide bomber.

Witnesses said children were amid the wounded. Ambulances and private vehicles rushed the injured to peshawar, where an emergency was declared in hospitals.

The blast targeted a mosque situated near the ‘hujra’ (guesthouse) of pro-government tribal elder malik wali khan.

Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a rescue operation. No group claimed obligation for the attack.

Source: ndtv

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