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  • Six die as mosque shed collapses in Karachi

    KARACHI: Six people, including a father and his teenage son, died while six others were injured when strong winds tore off the tin roof of an under-construction mosque in North Nazimabad during Friday prayers, according to police officials...

    They said the temporary structure comprising tin sheets, with fans affixed to them, were “not properly installed”, while construction work was under way for the extension of the mosque situated...

  • IED attack on police station in Karachi damages wall, nearby mosque

    KARACHI: Unknown miscreants riding a motorcycle attacked the Gulshan-e-Iqbal police station with an improvised explosive device (IED) Thursday night, triggering fear and panic among residents...

    The explosion, which significantly damaged walls of the police station and a nearby mosque, did not cause any injuries or casulaties, said Gulshan SHO Safdar Mashwani...

  • At least three dead in suicide attack at Saudi mosque

    DUBAI: A suicide bomber blew himself up at a mosque in Najran in southern Saudi Arabia on Monday, killing at least three people and wounding several others, Saudi-owned al Arabiya television reported...

    The attack on the al-Mashhad mosque occurred during evening prayers, and authorities are investigating the bombing, a Saudi news website reported, without giving further details...

  • Shias gather to bury 'heroes' of Saudi mosque bombing

    DAMMAM: The remains of four Saudi Shia “heroes” blown to pieces after preventing a suicide bomber from entering a mosque will be buried in the kingdom's east on Wednesday...

    The ceremony comes more than a week after tens of thousands of mourners said farewell to 21 victims of a separate mosque bombing in the Sunni-majority kingdom...

  • Police find ‘missing’ Chinese engineer in Lahore mosque

    SAHIWAL: The Chinese engineer who had “gone missing” during a visit to Pakpattan to see his in-laws last Friday, was traced and taken in custody by police from a mosque in Lahore, where he was doing a six-day ‘chilla’ – a spiritual practice of penance and solitude – under a religious organisation...

    Pakpattan District Police Officer Kamran Yousaf told Dawn on Monday that the Engineer Muhammad Yousaf, whose Chinese name was Yeuhi, had...

  • Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to 305

    Egypt’s chief prosecutor said in a statement on Saturday that the attack on a Sinai mosque a day before has killed 305 people, including 27 children...

    Sadeq said the attack was carried out by 25-30 militants who arrived at the mosque in the small town of Bir al-Abd in five all-terrain vehicles...

  • 20 killed in attack on Shia mosque in Kabul

    At least 20 people were killed in an hours-long suicide bomb and gun attack on a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Friday, an official said...

    Officials said gunmen stormed the mosque while worshippers were at Friday prayers, setting off an explosion and pushing into the shrine...

  • Man suspected of mosque attack arrested in Sweden

    Swedish police on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of an arson attack that damaged a mosque overnight in the city of Orebro, the latest in a string of such incidents in recent years...

    Images on the mosque's Facebook page showed a large part of the building burned down as smoke rose from its roof after the attack, which occurred early on Tuesday...

  • Suicide attack on Shia mosque in Kabul leaves 20 dead

    KABUL: A suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by the militant Islamic State (IS) group on a Shia mosque in Kabul killed 20 people and wounded scores more on Friday, officials said...

    The mosque, in a residential area in the north of the city, was believed to have been packed with dozens of men, women and children when the assailants struck during Friday prayers...

  • Afghan Shias bury mosque attack dead as toll reaches 28

    KABUL: Hundreds of Shia mourners on Saturday buried victims of a suicide bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Kabul as the death toll from the atrocity rose to 28...

    Four attackers setting off explosions and firing gunshots laid siege to the Emam Zaman mosque in the north of Afghanistan’s capital for four hours as dozens of men, women, and children gathered for Friday prayers...

  • Mosque caretaker held over blasphemy charges

    KASUR: Kanganpur police on Sunday arrested the caretaker of a mosque over charges of alleged blasphemy in Kals area...

    According to police, villagers had caught Hafiz Haroon Rasheed of Jamia Arabia in Kanganpur area of Kals when he was burning something outside the mosque...

  • Mosque construction issue on gurdwara premises reaches court

    The matter of a mosque constructed on the premises of a pre-partition gurdwara, which currently houses a school, has reached the Rawalpindi district and sessions court...

    According to ETPB Rawalpindi region Deputy Director Asif Khan, the law does not permit changes to the status of non-Muslims’ places of worship, making the construction of a mosque on the premises of the gurdwara illegal...

  • At least 235 killed in attack on Egypt mosque during Friday prayers: state media

    Armed attackers on Friday killed at least 235 worshippers in a bomb and gun assault on a packed mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai province, state media reported, the country's deadliest attack in recent memory...

    A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque frequented by Sufis roughly 40 kilometres west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish before gunmen opened fire on those gathered for weekly Friday prayers, officials...

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