3 DIE, 10 INJURED IN MOSQUE BLAST IN NORTH WEST PAKISTAN
12 Jul 2013 11:19
ISLAMABAD, July 11 (Bernama) -- At least three people were killed and 10
others injured when a bomb went off outside a mosque in northwest Pakistan on
Thursday, Xinhua news agency quoted a local media report as saying.
Local Urdu TV channel Dawn said the explosion took place at 1:45 p.m. local
time when worshippers were leaving a mosque after offering their afternoon
prayers at a mosque in a village located some 25 km from Kohat district in
northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Police said the blast was triggered off by a remote controlled device and
explosive materials were found fixed at a motorbike parked outside the mosque's
Injured victims have been taken to the Kohat district hospital where at least
three remain in critical condition.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Police have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.