Peshawar Blast Rocks Mosque In Salman Khel
A bomb blast has rocked a mosque in the area of Salman Khel near Badh Bir, Peshawar, Dunya News reported on Friday evening.
According to the sources the blast occurred during the Isha prayers in a mosque in Salman Khel while many members of the Peace Jirga were also present in the mosque at the time of blast. Sources have revealed that more or less three hand grenades were thrown into the mosque.The magnitude of the blast was so immense that its voice was heard in a large surrounding area. The security agencies cordoned-off the area soon after the blast and restricted the movement of people near the mosque. According to the police sources, the nature of the blasts is yet to be identified.
On the other hand rescue teams reached the mosque and started the rescue operation and shifted the injured to the nearby hospitals. According to the sources a large number of casualties are feared after the blast.
According to the latest reports, three people have been killed in the blast while the injured are being shifted to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar.