Tragic Mosque Blast in Peshawar: 17 Dead, 80 Injured
A blast occurred inside a mosque in Pakistan's Peshawar on Monday, January 30, 2023.The explosion took place near the city's police lines area at around 1.40 pm during the Zuhr prayers. As a result, at least 17 people were killed and 80 others were injured. The cause of the blast is currently under investigation, but no group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.
The incident has been met with widespread condemnation from both local and international communities. The government has announced that it will provide medical assistance to the injured and compensation to the families of the victims. The authorities have also launched an investigation to determine the cause of the blast and bring those responsible to justice.
In the wake of the attack, the city of Peshawar has been placed on high alert and security has been tightened in and around mosques and other places of worship. The authorities have urged the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the police.
The blast in the mosque in Peshawar is a tragic reminder of the ongoing violence and instability in the region. The international community must come together to support the victims and their families and to work towards a peaceful resolution to the conflict in the region.