Suicide bombing at mosque in Peshawar

The death toll has risen to at least 87. The explosion was so powerful that most of the mosque's walls collapsed.

Hundreds of policemen killed in bomb attack revealed as they come to pray in a mosque

On January 31, 2023, foreign news agencies reported progress.

A horrifying suicide bombing hits a mosque in Peshawar.

north west of pakistan

It was one of the biggest attacks ever in the country.

On Monday afternoon, January 30, the death toll had risen to at least 87 and more than 100 were injured.

Rescue teams spent more than 18 hours trying to find the victim trapped under the rubble.

After this mosque collapsed from the explosion.

heavily damaged

from video clips that were shared online

Shows that one side of the mosque's wall collapsed, almost completely disappeared.

Causing the mosque to be filled with piles of rubble that have collapsed

And the wounded tried to crawl out of the brick and mortar to find a way to survive.

Suicide bombing at mosque in Peshawar


On Monday afternoon, January 30, 2023 local time

causing at least 87 deaths

According to the superintendent of the Peshawar police department, when the suicide bombing occurred at a mosque in Peshawar,

At about 1:30 p.m. on January 30, 2023 local time, there were many people inside the mosque.

Including about 300-400 police officers in the mosque.

to perform the prayer ceremony in the afternoon

Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has condemned the terrorist group behind the horrifying bombing at a mosque in Peshawar.

By targeting police officers who perform duties to protect the peace of the country.

Hours after the explosion at the mosque

It is located in one of Peshawar's most heavily controlled areas, according to BBC News.

And there were many people dressed in police uniforms.

The Taliban have denied any involvement or involvement in the deadly bomb attack on a mosque in Peshawar.

Source: BBC, Straits Times

Survivors emerge from rubble after deadly mosque blast in Pakistan

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