India prolonged condolences to the households of the victims of the lethal terror assault that shook Peshawar in Pakistan yesterday.
Thus far, the toll of the useless stands at 90 with over 100 individuals injured, Geo Information reported citing Radio Pakistan.
Taking to Twitter, MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi wrote, “India extends its deep condolences to the households of the victims of the fear assault in Peshawar yesterday. We strongly condemn this assault, which has taken the lives of so many individuals.”
The explosion occurred within the central corridor of the mosque on Monday at round 1 pm after a suicide bomber blew himself up. A rescue operation is being carried out to tug out our bodies from the particles of the mosque, Geo Information reported citing an official.
In keeping with safety officers, the suicide attacker was current within the entrance row through the prayers when he blew himself up. The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed accountability for the assault.
Chatting with Geo Information, Capital Metropolis Police Officer (CCPO) Peshawar Mohammad Aijaz Khan stated that the explosion seems to be a suicide assault and the top of the suspected bomber has additionally been discovered on the web site.
“It’s doable that the attacker was already current within the Police Traces earlier than the blast and that he might have used an official car [to enter],” Geo Information quoted Mohammad Aijaz Khan as saying.
“About 1,500 to 2,000 law enforcement officials go to the Police Traces every day,” he added.
Earlier, an eyewitness stated there have been a minimum of 120 individuals on the mosque when the explosion occurred. He stated that the injured largely included police personnel.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Caretaker Chief Minister Muhammad Azam Khan introduced a day of mourning within the province on Tuesday after the assault, in line with a Geo Information report. He stated that the nationwide flag might be at half-mast within the province.
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