Two killed, over 70 injured in blast inside mosque in Peshawar Police Lines

Blast inside a mosque in Peshawar's police lines area on January 30, 2023. [Photo: Twitter/AnasMalik]

Two police personnel were killed, while over 70 people were injured in a blast inside a mosque in Peshawar’s police lines area on Monday, Geo News reported.

The explosion took place inside a mosque in police lines and injured over 70 people who are being shifted to Lady Reading Hospital.

As per Pakistan media reports quoting officials, the blast took place during Zohr prayers, as the suicide bomber was standing in the front row.

They said that the sound of the explosion was so loud that it was heard far away while gunshots were also heard after the blast.

Meanwhile, the report quoting security officials said that as per preliminary investigation, the attack was a suicide blast.


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