Death toll in Pakistan mosque bombing climbs to 63

PESHAWAR A bombing inside a mosque in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed at least 63 people, medics say. The blast blew out doors and windows and left extensive casualties inside the mosque A hospital spokesman said nearly 200 people were wounded in the suspected suicide attack on the mosque while Friday prayers were being held. Some of the injured are said to be in a critical condition. Officials vowed Saturday to hunt down and arrest the masterminds behind the deadly mosque attack in Pakistan a day earlier claimed by a Daesh so-called IS affiliate. Daesh said in a statement the lone suicide bomber was from neighboring Afghanistan. He shot two police guarding the Shiite Muslim mosque in northwest Peshawar before entering inside and exploding his device, it s Read More