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At least five dead, many wounded in Peshawar mosque blast

A powerful explosion hit a mosque during prayers in Pakistan’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday.
Pakistan media reports said that Imambargah Kucha-e-Risaldar located in Qissa Khawani Bazaar, one of the busiest areas of Peshawar, was targeted in the attack.
Unconfirmed reports indicate it was a suicide bombing.
According to local media, rescue officials are transporting the injured to hospital while an eyewitness told the media: “It was a powerful blast”.
Hospital officials told journalists that at least five people had been killed in the explosion and over 30 worshipers wounded.
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.The post At least five dead, many wounded in Peshawar mosque blast first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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