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16 killed in suicide blast at Pak's Mohmand Agency mosque

Updated: Sep 16, 2016 17:45 IST

Peshawar [Islamabad], Sept. 16 (ANI): At least 16 people were killed and 23 others injured in a suicide blast that took place at a mosque in Mohmand Agency's Anbar tehsil during Friday prayers.

Mohmand Agency is a district in the federally administered tribal areas of Pakistan.

Assistant Political Agent Naveed Akbar confirmed that at least 23 others were injured in the blast, reports the Dawn.

He added that those injured have been transported to hospitals in Bajaur Agency, Charsadda and Peshawar for treatment.

Reports suggest the suicide attacker blew himself up in the verandah of the mosque.

Meanwhile, the rescue operations are currently underway. (ANI)

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