PESHWAR: A bomb swept through a crowded mosque during the Friday congregation in this northern Pakistan city, killing at least 30 people and injuring more than 50 others, officials said.

The incident happened inside a Jamia mosque in the Qissa Khwani bazaar neighbourhood when attendees were offering Friday prayers, according to a rescue officer.Officials stated that the 10 victims are in critical condition.(More information to follow.)

According to the CCPO, two attackers attempted to enter a mosque in the city’s Qissa Khwani Bazaar and fired at the police officers on duty. According to the CCPO, one officer was killed and the other was gravely injured as a result of the incident. The mosque was blown up as a result of the incident.The explosion happened as worshippers gathered at the Kocha Risaldar mosque for Friday prayers, according to police spokesman Waheed Khan.No one claimed blame for the explosion right away.Shayan Haider, a witness, was about to enter the mosque when he was thrown to the street by a huge explosion.

“When I opened my eyes, there was dust and bodies all over,” he explained.According to a tweet from the Peshawar CCPO account, evidence has been collected from the scene, however it is too early to speculate on the nature of the blast.There was commotion at the Lady Reading Hospital Emergency Department as doctors struggled to get the many injured into surgery rooms. The hospital has been placed on high alert, and more medical workers have been dispatched to LRH, according to the spokeswoman.According to locals, the area features a lot of markets and is frequently crowded around the time of Friday prayers.

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