Bomb attack kills 19 outside Pakistan mosques: Officials

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - A bomb attack killed 19 people and wounded more than 40 others outside neighbouring mosques as worshippers attended Friday prayers in north-west Pakistan, officials said.

Initial reports suggest the bomb could have been planted on a motorcycle in a narrow lane containing the Shiite and the Sunni Muslim mosques in the town of Hangu, which has been a flashpoint for sectarian violence.

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