Sui­cide at­tack claims 30 lives

The Myanmar Times - - World -

The death toll from a Tal­iban sui­cide bomb at­tack on a mosque in north­west tribal Pak­istan rose to 30, of­fi­cials said. The at­tack on Septem­ber 16 tar­geted a mosque in the Mohmand tribal district bor­der­ing Afghanistan where the army has been fight­ing against Tal­iban mil­i­tants. The bomber came in as Fri­day prayers were in progress and blew him­self up in the main hall. A cur­few has been im­posed in the area since the bomb­ing. – AFP

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