Peshawar: At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 others injured when a bomb ripped through a crowded mosque during the Friday congregation in this northwestern Pakistan city, officials said.

A rescue official said the blast occurred at a Jamia mosque in Qissa Khwani bazaar area when the worshippers were offering Friday prayers.

Officials said the condition of the 10 injured is stated to be critical.–(PTI)