March 24, 2023

Bomb attack on a mosque in Pakistan
Police officers clear the way for ambulances carrying injured people from the scene of a bomb blast at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, January 30, 2023.

Mohamed Sajjad/AP

Peshawar, Pakistan — A suicide bomber struck inside a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday, killing at least 20 people and injuring dozens more, officials said. The bomber detonated his suicide vest as worshipers – including many officers from nearby police offices – prayed inside.

The impact of the explosion caused the roof of the mosque to collapse, which…

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