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Pakistan says mosque bomber wore police uniform, breached security on motorbike

A man walks amid the rubble, days after a suicide blast in a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan February 2, 2023. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

Peshawar, Pakistan Reuters The suicide bomber who killed more than 100 people at a mosque in a police compound in the Pakistan city of Peshawar this week wore a police uniform and entered the high security area on a motorbike, a provincial police chief said on Thursday. The bomber behind Monday’s attack had been identified […]

Pakistan says mosque bomber may have had “internal assistance”

Pakistan Peshawar police protest

Peshawar, Pakistan Reuters Pakistani police investigating how a suicide bomber reached a mosque inside a highly fortified compound and killed over 100 people said on Wednesday the attacker may have had “internal assistance”, and that several suspects had been arrested.  Monday’s bombing was the deadliest in a decade to hit Peshawar, a restive north-western city […]

Families seek loved ones after Pakistan mosque blast kills 100, all but three police

Pakistan Peshawar mosque bombing4

Updated: 7:55am, 1st February, 2023 (AEST)Peshawar, Pakistan Reuters Distraught relatives thronged hospitals in Pakistan’s Peshawar on Tuesday to look for their kin a day after a suicide bombing ripped through a crowded mosque in a heavily fortified area of the city, killing 100 people, all but three of them police. The attack, in the Police […]

Death toll in Afghan capital mosque bombing now 21 – police

Afghanistan Kabul mosque bombing

Kabul, Afghanistan AP A bombing at a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul during evening prayers killed at least 21 people, including a prominent cleric, and wounded at least 33 others, eyewitnesses and police said Thursday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack on Wednesday night, the latest to strike the […]