PESHAWAR: At least 56 people were slain and more than 120 encompassing women and young kids were hurt in twin suicide blasts in Qissa Khawani bazaar of Peshawar, Geo report reported.
Sources said suicide bombers blustered themselves up out-of-doors Kohati gate near the Pakistan church.
Chief boss Leady Reading Hospital (LRH) has verified murdering of 56 persons in the blasts.
Emergency has been announced in the LRH.
The eyewitnesses said the worshipers were leaving the place of worship when the discharges occurred. More than 500 people were present in the place of worship at the time of suicide strike.
Police Commissioner Peshawar Sahibzada Anees has confirmed the death toll in the suicide blast, supplementing 45 persons were also hurt.
The dead furthermore included four young kids of three to eight years of age in addition to six women.
blasting device disposal squad head Abdul Haq said two suicide bombers blustered themselves up out-of-doors the place of worship when persons were coming out after Sunday mass.
Talking to Geo report deputy commissioner Zaheerul Islam said “Six hundred people were interior the place of worship when the blast took place”.
assembly for International belief has broadcast three days mourning and three vacations in the missionary schools and schools in Peshawar.
Grieved relations gathered out-of-doors the place of worship and shouted slogans against police over the security lapse.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has conveyed solidarity with the Christian community on misplace of inhabits of their beloved.