Pakistan mosque blast: More confirmed dead in marathon search of rubble
Written by Adewale Adeyemi 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