Three killed in mosque blast in Pakistan

Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 10 others injured when a bomb went off outside a mosque in Pakistan's northwest Kohat district Thursday, Urdu media reported.

Urdu TV channel Dawn said the explosion took place when people were coming out of the mosque after offering afternoon prayers at Kacha Paka area, 25 km away from Kohat district, reports Xinhua.

Police said the blast was triggered by a remote controlled device and explosive materials were fixed at a motorbike parked outside the mosque's main gate.

The injured were shifted to a hospital where at least three of them were reportedly in critical condition. No group claimed responsibility for the attack yet.


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