A suicide blast has occurred in a mosque located in the police lines of Peshawar, as a result of which 2 soldiers were martyred while more than 70 people were injured.
According to the police, the noon prayer was being offered in the mosque of Police Lines, during which the suicide bomber who was in the first row blew himself up.
The roof of the police line mosque collapsed due to the suicide blast, the sound of the blast was heard far and wide.
Law enforcement officials have cordoned off the area.
Rescue personnel are engaged in relief activities, evacuating the injured from the mosque.
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According to rescue sources, the injured are being shifted to Lady Reading Hospital.
According to hospital sources, the condition of 13 injured is critical.
The management of Lady Reading Hospital has appealed to the citizens to donate blood.