Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — A blast at a Protestant church in northwest Pakistan killed 77 people and wounded more than 120, a local official said.
The attack took place at the All Saints Church of Pakistan, in the violence-plagued city of Peshawar, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) from the country’s capital, Islamabad.
Two attackers struck right as services concluded, according to the Peshawar Diocese.
“Suicide bombers entered the church compound from the main gate and blew themselves up in the midst of the people,” a statement posted on the diocese website read.
Choir members and children attending Sunday school are among the dead, they said.
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