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PESHAWAR: In view of the suicide blast in the mosque of Police Lines Peshawar, a day of mourning will be observed in the province today and the national flag will fly at half mast in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to the details, caretaker Chief Minister Muhammad Azam Khan announced a one-day mourning in the province and said that the government is an equal participant in the grief of the families of the martyrs, the provincial government will not leave the affected families alone.
It should be noted that the number of martyrs, including the imam of the mosque and police personnel, has increased to 59, while more than 140 people were injured in the suicide blast during the noon prayer in the police mosque.
The condition of several injured is critical, according to the security officials, the attacker was in the first row of worshippers, the two-storey building of the mosque was destroyed by the blast, the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the blast.