14 killed in Peshawar mosque suicide blast


Peshawar: At least 14 people were killed and more than two dozens in a suicide blast in a mosque in Gulshan Colony area during the Friday prayer.

According to police, there were three assailants. Two of them triggered firing to pave way for the third one, who blew himself up in the packed mosque.

The mates of suicide bomber, whose age hasn’t yet been ascertained, managed to flee. The building of the mosque was badly damaged in the blast.

Police cordoned-off the site immediately and launched the search operation against the fled assailants.

The injured were rushed to the Lady Reading Hospital, where emergency has been imposed.