17 killed, 11 injured in South Waziristan suicide bombing in mosque

      At least 17 people were killed and 11 other sustained serious injuries in a bombing at a mosque in Wana Bazaar area of Pakistan 's South Waziristan Agency (SWA). Among those killed was a former member of Pakistan National Assembly, Maulana Noor Mohammad. Mohammad was greeting members of the congregation outside the mosque when the attack happened. According to reports, a suicide bomber carried out the attack The blast was so powerful that it was heard far and wide, The News reports. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, while security forces cordoned off the blast site.

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