59 Killed, Over 150 Injured in Pakistan Mosque Suicide Bombing

At least 59 people have been killed and over 150 injured in a suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which targeted police officers at the mosque.

The Associated Press reported that the bomber detonated his explosives as security forces were preparing to search the mosque in the town of Kurram. The BBC said that the blast killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 150.

Reuters released a video showing the aftermath of the attack, with wounded people being taken away on stretchers and the mosque’s walls covered in blood. CNN reported that the Pakistani Taliban had claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was in response to a recent military operation in the region.

The attack has been condemned by leaders around the world, with many calling for an end to the violence in Pakistan.

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