Pakistan mosque bomb blast kills four

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 09, 2013 12:53 hrs

At least four people were killed and 28 wounded as a bomb tore through a mosque near a marketplace in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Saturday, media reports said.

The blast, in the Jamia Chishtia mosque in Peshawar´s Meena Bazaar, damaged its walls and that of nearby houses.

The marketplace in the densely populated Mohalla Baqar Shah area of Peshawar was immediately shutdown after the blast.

Up to 40 people were inside the mosque during the time of afternoon prayers when the bomb exploded.

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