Two injured in explosion outside mosque in Pakistan's Rahim Yar Khan

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec. 30 (ANI): Two people have been injured as explosives went off near a mosque in Shafi Town of Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab province on Friday afternoon. Rescue officials quoted by DawnNews claimed there were two attackers, a man and a burqa-clad woman. The woman allegedly blew herself up while the man fled. Deputy Superintendent Police Chaudhry Ashraf also said the explosion was a suicide attack, but eyewitnesses claim to have seen a burqa-clad attacker lob a grenade at a car outside the mosque which is situated close by a Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) office. The DSP said two people were injured in the attack. Further details are awaited. (ANI)