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10 killed and 38 hurt in Nowshera mosque blast

PESHAWAR – A bomb attack on a packed mosque adjoining Akhun Panjoo Baba’s shrine in Nowshera district’s Akbarpura town, killed 10 people and injured 38 as it ripped through Friday prayers. Hundreds of people were coming out of the mosque or waiting for a charity meal (langar) when the bomb, planted inside the building, went off.
Witnesses described scenes of panic, the mosque’s windows and doors blown out by the strength of the explosion and blood sprayed on the building walls.

Altaf condemns Nowshera mosque attack

KARACHI – MQM chief Altaf Hussain on Friday strongly condemned the bomb blast in a mosque near the shrine of Akhund Baba in Nowshera and termed the attack as outrageous.
“Islam is a religion of peace and such a brutal attack in a mosque can only be carried out by diabolical minds that have nothing to do with Islam,” said Altaf. Expressing profound grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the attack, he prayed for the early recovery of the injured and stressed upon the