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70 Injured in Blast in Pakistan

Mon 30 Jan 2023 | 11:44 AM
File Photo (AP Photo/Abdullah Sahil)
File Photo (AP Photo/Abdullah Sahil)
Basant Ahmed

On Monday, the Pakistani police announced that an explosion hit a mosque in the city of Peshawar, near the border with Afghanistan, confirming that part of the building had collapsed, while some people were still under the rubble.

Muhammad Asim, a spokesman for Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar, said they had received 70 people wounded, some of them in critical condition, as a result of the blast that targeted a mosque in Peshawar.

No party has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.