28 people were killed and 150 others were injured in the Peshawar Mosque blast
According to Pakistan's Dawn News, which cited officials, at least 28 people were killed and 150 more were wounded when a suicide bomber targeted a mosque in the Peshawar region on Monday.
Many of the victims were police officers who had congregated for regular prayers, according to a Reuters report.
According to police authorities quoted by Reuters, there were close to 260 people inside the mosque at the time of the explosion, which was located next to a police station.
It took place during prayer. An eyewitness who was standing just outside the mosque when the explosion occurred informed the local news station Geo TV that a two-story structure had fallen.
The neighborhood's explosion resulted in 19 fatalities and nearly 90 injuries, according to Mohammad Asim, a spokesperson for the city's Lady Reading Hospital.
"Numerous others are in serious condition. Police claim that other victims were buried under the debris. Police and locals were seen frantically clearing away the rubble and carrying injured persons on their shoulders in footage from the government station PTV.
According to police officer Sikandar Khan, a part of the structure had fallen and numerous individuals were perhaps below it.
There is a need for further information on the subject.