17:58 GMT29 November 2020
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    At least 16 people were killed in a suicide attack on a mosque in northwestern Pakistan, another 20 were wounded.

    A suicide bomber screamed "Allahu Akbar" and detonated himself in a packed mosque in Pakistan. As a result at least 16 people were killed and 25 were injured.

    "The suicide bomber was in crowded mosque, he shouted 'Allahu Akbar' (God is greatest) and then there was a huge blast," Reuters citing Naveed Akbar, deputy administrator of Mohmand agency as saying.

    There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Pakistani Taliban in particular routinely attack soft targets such as courts, schools and mosques.


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