Suicide blast outside Hangu mosque claims 27 lives

PESHAWAR: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside two neighbouring mosques in the town of Hangu in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, killing at least 27 people and wounding over 40 others,

* 50 others wounded as suicide bomber detonates explosives packed into a motorcycle in a narrow lane containing both Shia and Sunni mosques

According to police, the bomber detonated his explosives as worshippers poured out after Friday (Jummah) prayers in the crowded Pat Market  area.
hangu blast

At Least 22 shiite Muslims Have Been Martyred and Several Others injured in a suicideBlast Of Terrorists Outside a shia Mosque in Pat  market of District Hangu



According to the shiite News Correspondent,the Blast took place near a shia Mosque

Faiz Ullah In Pat market District Hangu when Worshippers Were Leaving the Mosque Following Friday Prayers.

Security Forces Reached the Blast Site And Cordoned Off the area While rescue team Are shifting
the injured to the hospital.
District police officer (DPO) Dr Muhammad Saeed Confirmed That 19 People Had Been martyred
in the Blast And At Least 35 Others injured.
"There is Some evidence That The Blast might Be a suicide Attack But They (Authorities) are still
Probing to determine the exact nature of the explosion,"Saeed Told Media Persons.



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