QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A blast at a mosque in the city of Quetta in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed at least 13 people, including a senior police officer, and injured 20 others, police said.
Police said an improvised explosive device had been planted in the mosque inside a seminary. It went off during evening prayers on Friday.
“So far, 13 bodies and 20 injured have been brought here,” Dr Wasim Baig, spokesman for a local hospital told Reuters, adding that many of the injured were in serious condition.
Reporting by Syed Raza Hassan; Editing by Catherine Evans