Pakistan mosque blast: More confirmed dead in marathon search of rubble

Written by on January 31, 2023

The death toll has risen to 83 people after a mosque suicide bombing which targeted policemen in the Pakistan province of Peshawar.

The mosque is within a high-security police headquarters area and a probe is under way into how the bomber got in.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister and other leaders have condemned the attack – one of the worst in the country in recent years.

The Pakistani Taliban has denied involvement after an initial claim by one of its commanders


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