Pakistan mourns deadly Peshawar suicide attack
Tragic and Heartbreaking!
Pakistan mourns the deadly Peshawar suicide attack carried out in Police Lines mosque on Monday afternoon.
The suicide attack has so far claimed 59 lives and casualties are feared to rise.
Funeral prayers of 27 martyrs were offered in Peshawar on Monday evening with Corp Commander Peshawar, IG Police, and Commandant Frontier Corps in attendance.
27 شہداء پولیس کی نماز جنازہ ملک سعد شہید پولیس لائن پشاور میں پورے سرکاری اعزاز کے ساتھ ادا کر دی گئی،
اس موقع پر پولیس کے چاق و چوبند دستے نے سلامی پیش کی۔#Peshawarblast #Peshawarunderattack #Peshawar pic.twitter.com/l7kQBFdskr
— Capital City Police Peshawar (@PeshawarCCPO) January 30, 2023
The national flag will fly half-mast to observe a ‘day of mourning’ today (Tuesday) in Peshawar.
As terror revisits Peshawar, hearts bleed across the country.
Pakistanis are taking to social media to extend their condolences and condemn the attack on innocent citizens during prayers in the mosque and in the name of Islam as the worst of acts.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousifzai has also condemned the attack and in a message shared on Twitter she said: “I am shattered and heartbroken that so many people lost their lives or suffered injuries in the attack on a mosque in Peshawar Police Lines. I urge the government & security forces to fight terrorism in all forms & protect every citizen. My prayers are with the victims’ families.”
I am shattered and heartbroken that so many people lost their lives or suffered injuries in the attack on a mosque in Peshawar Police Lines. I urge the government & security forces to fight terrorism in all forms & protect every citizen. My prayers are with the victims' families.
— Malala Yousafzai (@Malala) January 30, 2023
Pakistan cricket stars also mourn the tragic loss of lives in Peshawar.
Cricketers Mohammad Wasim Jr, Wasim Akram, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Hassan Ali, Shoaib Malik, Junaid Khan, Shadab Khan and others were among many to share their thoughts on Twitter.
I strongly condemn the terrorist attack in Peshawar and express my deepest sympathies with the families of the martyrs and pray for the speedy recovery of the victims.#Peshawarblast pic.twitter.com/YtOgMYi7n2
— Mohammad Wasim Jr (@Wasim_Jnr) January 30, 2023
All prayers and thoughts with #Peshawar
Allah rehma farmae…
— Sarfaraz Ahmed (@SarfarazA_54) January 30, 2023
Shocked to know about the suicide blast in Police line mosque Peshawar. No words to explain the pain and sadness after this incident. May Allah bless everyone 💔#Peshawar
— Hassan Ali 🇵🇰 (@RealHa55an) January 30, 2023
Horrific news from #Peshawar today has left me in anguish and sorrow. My deepest condolences to the victims of the incident and prayers of speedy recovery for those injured. As a nation we have fought against brutal terrorism and will fight until it is,inshAllah rooted out .
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) January 30, 2023
AKHIR KYUN? Kyun har bar pukhtoono k sath hotha hai? Saddened and shocked by the bomb blast in #Peshawar
May Allah give the families patience to cope with this unbearable loss. #Peshawarblast
— Junaid khan 83 (@JunaidkhanREAL) January 30, 2023
– I strongly condemn this blast in Peshawar mosque. Sending many prayers to the families and everyone affected there. We should stay together in these tough times…
— Shoaib Malik 🇵🇰 (@realshoaibmalik) January 30, 2023
My prayers with everyone in Peshawar. It is absolutely heartbreaking. Can’t even imagine the pain of those affected.
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) January 30, 2023
Many showbiz celebrities also grieved the Peshawar suicide attack claiming innocent lives.
#Peshawarblast – Tragic and heartbreaking … not sure what else to say. Being a Pakistani now just feels like an endless wait for things to get better while they get worse. May God have mercy on the souls of the departed and may God give patience to the families. #Peshawar
— Hamza Ali Abbasi (@iamhamzaabbasi) January 30, 2023
sending love to all the affected families!
Ya Allah rehem 🤲🏻#Peshawar
— MAWRA HUSSAIN (@MawraHocane) January 30, 2023
Praying for those injured in the blast in #Peshawar. Unspeakable crime attacking a place of worship. Spare the innocent for Allah’s sake. They were just offering namaz peacefully. T*rrorists have no conscience, no religion.
— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) January 30, 2023
Here at OyeYeah, we extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers for the victims, their families and everyone affected in the Peshawar incident.
We are all together in these tough times!