Pakistan bomb: Suicide attack on Shia mosque in Hangu
At least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured in a suicide bomb attack outside a Shia mosque in the north-western Pakistani town of Hangu, reports say.
The attack took place as worshippers were leaving Friday prayers.
The town of Hangu is close to Pakistan's semi-autonomous tribal regions, which have a strong Taliban and al-Qaeda presence.
The town is also known for sectarian violence against Shias.
No group has yet said it carried out the attack.
Orla Guerin reports.
01 Feb 2013
- From the section Asia