Peshawar Blast: Taliban Mosque Suicide Attack Leaves 90 Dead in Pakistan

Peshawar Blast: Taliban Mosque Suicide Attack Leaves 90 Dead in Pakistan

The number of fatalities from the suicide explosion inside the mosque in Pakistan has risen to 90, and there have been over 100 reported injuries, according to ANI. Monday around 1 pm, an explosion occurred in the mosque's central hall in Peshawar's Police Line.

The 10 Points Are As Follows

- Moazzam Jah Ansari, the Inspector General of Police for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said that investigations into the attack's circumstances and the terrorist's entrance into the area are ongoing.

- The incident was claimed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a banned organisation. According to a sibling of the TTP leader who was assassinated, Umar Khalid Khurasani, the suicide assault was part of retaliation for his brother's death in Afghanistan last August.

Following the assault, the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Muhammad Azam Khan, declared Tuesday a day of mourning in the province. according to the news story. He announced that the provincial flag would be flown at half-mast.

In response to the tragedy, Khan reassured the devastated family that the province administration would not abandon them.

- When Shehbaz Sharif, the prime minister of Pakistan, arrived in Peshawar, he was given a full explanation of the attack.

- PM Sharif sent his sincere condolences to the families of the victims who perished in the explosion and said that terrorism is the biggest threat to national security.

"I just got back from Peshawar. It is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the human catastrophe. This can only be described as an assault on Pakistan. The country is experiencing intense sadness. Without a question, terrorism poses the biggest threat to our national security "Tweeted he.

- The incident took place in one of Peshawar's most heavily guarded neighbourhoods, which is home to the police and anti-terrorism bureaus' headquarters.

Nearly 260 people were inside the mosque at the time of the explosion, according to police authorities reported by Reuters.

- Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, denounced the terrorist incident and stated, "The barbaric terrorist assault on worshippers in Peshawar, Pakistan, is strongly condemned by Canadians. In this very trying moment, my thoughts are with the deceased and the bereaved."