50 killed in Pakistan mosque suicide attack

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Peshawar, Dec 21: At least 50 people were killed and hundred others injured in a suicide attack in Charsadda town of Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP) today, district police chief Feroz Shah told the mediapersons.

The bomber blew himself up in the midst of Eid-ul-Azha prayers in a mosque, located inside compound of former Interior Minister Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao, who escaped unhurt. ''The bomber was standing in the second row of the faithful and blew himself up in the midst of the prayers,'' a local police official Khalid Jan told UNI

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