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Blast at mosque in Pakistan kills at least 32, 147 wounded

Published on Jan 30, 2023 05:24 PM IST
  • Hospitals of Peshawar declared an emergency and have appealed to citizens to donate blood for the victims.
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At least 32 people were killed and around 147 injured after a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque packed with worshippers on Monday in the high-security zone in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 30, 2023 05:24 PM IST

At least 32 people were killed and around 147 injured after a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque packed with worshippers on Monday in the high-security zone in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city. (AFP)

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"We have received dead bodies. It's an emergency situation," Muhammad Asim Khan, a spokesman for the main hospital in Peshawar said. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"We have received dead bodies. It's an emergency situation," Muhammad Asim Khan, a spokesman for the main hospital in Peshawar said. (AFP)

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The bomber who was present in the front row blew himself up, officials said. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The bomber who was present in the front row blew himself up, officials said. (AFP)

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There were around 260 people inside when the blast occurred, according to police, Reuters reported. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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There were around 260 people inside when the blast occurred, according to police, Reuters reported. (PTI)

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"A portion of the building had collapsed and several people are believed to be under it," the police official added. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"A portion of the building had collapsed and several people are believed to be under it," the police official added. (AFP)

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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif strongly condemned the attack, saying the attackers behind the incident "have nothing to do with Islam”. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif strongly condemned the attack, saying the attackers behind the incident "have nothing to do with Islam”. (AP)

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Hospitals of Peshawar declared an emergency and have appealed to citizens to donate blood for the victims. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Hospitals of Peshawar declared an emergency and have appealed to citizens to donate blood for the victims. (AP)

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"We have received dead bodies. It's an emergency situation," Muhammad Asim Khan, a spokesman for the main hospital in Peshawar said. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"We have received dead bodies. It's an emergency situation," Muhammad Asim Khan, a spokesman for the main hospital in Peshawar said. (AP)

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Security has been beefed up in other major cities, including Islamabad, after the Peshawar blast. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Security has been beefed up in other major cities, including Islamabad, after the Peshawar blast. (REUTERS)

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“My prayers & condolences go to the victims families. It is imperative we improve our intelligence gathering & properly equip our police forces to combat the growing threat of terrorism," Imran Khan tweeted.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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“My prayers & condolences go to the victims families. It is imperative we improve our intelligence gathering & properly equip our police forces to combat the growing threat of terrorism," Imran Khan tweeted.(REUTERS)

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