After an attack in Peshawar at least 32 people died.
In the Peshawar, Pakistan, mosque attack, at least 32 people have died and 150 have been injured.
Authorities claim that there are persons buried under the debris because a portion of the building was damaged.
Police officers made up the majority of the fatalities, and it is thought that they were the attack’s intended target.
Although it has not been confirmed, initial reports claimed a bomber who was seated in the first row had blown himself up. No group has claimed responsibility for the incident.
Between 300 and 400 police officers were present in the neighbourhood.
Shehbaz Sharif, the prime minister, has harshly denounced it. He claimed in a statement that the perpetrators of the event had nothing to do with Islam.
The entire country is unified in its fight against the threat of terrorism.
The explosion happened in the northwestern city close to the nation’s border with Afghanistan at around 13:30 (08:30 GMT).
Half of a wall has collapsed, as seen in a viral video that was confirmed by the BBC. People scramble through the debris to exit the mosque, which is covered with bricks.
More bodies are being removed from the mosque and a rescue effort is still on, according to Peshawar City Deputy Commissioner Shafiullah Khan.
Currently Mr. Khan, saving those buried beneath the debris is our first concern.
Some of those hurt, according to Lady Reading Hospital spokesman Mohammad Asim, were in severe condition.
There is an urgent crisis. Asim continued.
The BBC was informed that Lady Reading Hospital had declared an emergency and that they were still receiving patients who had been hurt in the explosion. They are also asking for blood donations.
The prime minister made an urgent trip to Peshawar where he will meet with injured victims receive an update from local authorities.