SHIKARPUR: As many as thirty people have lost their lives and several others got injured when a suicide blast took place at Imam Bargah Maula Karballa in Lakhi Dar area of Shikarpur on Friday, Aaj New reported.
4:00 pm: The death toll is raising, now stands on 30, more than 50 injured.
3: 50 pm: Part of the mosque collapsed after the explosion.
3: 40 pm: Shikarpur police chief Saqib Ismail Memon said,“We are trying to ascertain the nature of the blast”.
3: 30 pm: Former president Asif Ali Zardari and MQM Chief Altaf Hussain also condemned the blast on mosque.
3:00 pm: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the blast and ordered an immediate inquiry.
According to the reports, the blast took place during Friday prayers. As a result of the blast, 9 people got killed whereas more than 40 got injured. Condition of more than 17 people are said to be critical.
The injured have been shifted to the Civil hospital.