Militants attack mosque in Pakistan; at least 19 killed, 60 injured

  • At least 19 people have been killed and around 60 injured after gunmen targeted a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in Pakistan’s Peshawar city.

    Blasts and heavy gunfire were reported from the site, with security forces and gunmen exchanging fire.

    Reports said that six men dressed in uniforms of security personnel stormed the mosque and threw grenades at the security men present there. One attacker is believed to have blown himself up.

    Pakistan's anti-terror squad and army are involved in the operation against the militants.

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