Islamabad: The death toll in a bomb blast at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has risen to 92 today. This was confirmed by Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) spokesperson Mohammad Asim. According to Dawn News, Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) spokesperson Mohammad Asim has confirmed the death of 92 people and said that all the people brought to the hospital have been identified.
He said that currently 57 bomb blast victims are being treated in the hospital, a total of 157 victims were brought to Lady Reading Hospital, most of them have been sent home after providing medical assistance. On the other hand, the police in its initial report on the explosion said that the explosion took place at 1:15 PM in the mosque of Police Lines Peshawar where 300 to 350 people could offer prayers.
The police report said that after the explosion, the roof of the mosque collapsed, a total of 63 bodies and 157 injured were pulled from the rubble. The report says that the rescue operation is still going on with the help of Pakistan Army and Rescue 1122, a head has also been found under the debris, while investigations are going on to find out the nature of the explosion, the possibility of suicide is not ruled out. can be done while the investigation from different aspects and angles of the explosion is going on.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reached Peshawar after the loss of precious human lives as a result of the blast, where he was received by Army Chief General Asim Munir, Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb and others were also with him. On this occasion, the Prime Minister had said that the terrorists are trying to create an atmosphere of fear and terror by attacking the institutions responsible for the defense of Pakistan, but they will fail with the strength of the unity of the state and the people. The Prime Minister strongly condemned the blast and said that those who shed the blood of the citizens unjustly will be made a lesson.
In the report of the news agency ‘APP’, according to the Turkish news agency, the Foreign Office said in its statement that as a result of this terrorist attack targeting the Police Lines Mosque in Peshawar, heavy casualties and many people were injured. Turkey is deeply traumatized. It has been said in the statement that we strongly condemn this terrorist attack, he expressed his condolences to the families and people of the people who died in the attack and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.