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#Peshawar: 56 people killed, 194 injured as bomb explodes in mosque during Friday prayers

The place is located in the heart of Peshawar's Qissa Khwani Bazaar

peshawar mosque blast#Peshawar: 30 killed, scores injured as bomb explodes in mosque | OyeYeah News
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A suicide blast inside a Shia mosque shook Peshawar’s Kocha Risaldar area on Friday, with officials saying that at least 56 people were killed and 194 were injured.

The explosion took place in an area that is densely populated and several casualties are feared.

The rescue teams are facing difficulty in carrying out rescue and relief operations due to the narrow streets as the mosque is situated near the Qissa Khwani Bazaar area.

According to Rescue 1122, the injured have been moved to the Lady Reading Hospital.

Rescue 1122 officials told currently 15 ambulances were on the site.

Officials have yet to confirm the nature of the explosion.

 

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