Suicide Blast Kills 50 In Darra Adam Khel Mosque
At least 50 people have been killed and 100 others got injured when a suicide blast ripped through a mosque in Darra Adam Khel during Friday prayers. Tehreek-e-Taliban has claimed responsibility of the blast.
The blast was occurred in a mosque of Akhorwal, an area of Darra Adam Khel, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to an eye witness, it was a suicide blast and the bomber blew himself up before the gate of the mosque. Whereas, companions of the bomber, who were outside the mosque, opened fire. The mosque has been totally destroyed while nearby houses and buildings have also been damaged in the blast. Relief activities have been started and the injured are being shifted to hospitals of Peshawar and Kohat. A number of people are still trapped under the debris but efforts are being made to pull them out. At least 50 injured have been shifted to Lady Reading hospital Peshawar.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Iftikhar Hussain has confirmed that it was a suicide blast. He said that war against militants will be continued till their complete eradication. He said that these attacks can not demoralize us.
Senior Minister Bashir Bilour said that suicide attackers cannot be Muslims or even human beings.