UN chief Guterres condemns mosque attack in Peshawar

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the blast inside a mosque in Peshawar.

“Houses of worship should be havens, not targets. I condemn today’s horrific attack on a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, during Friday prayers,” he tweeted. “My condolences to those who have lost loved ones, and my solidarity with the people of Pakistan.”

The suicide bomb attack left at least 56 people dead and nearly 200 others injured, according to hospital and police officials.

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