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19 Killed in Attack on Shi'ite Mosque in Pakistan

Police in Pakistan say militants attacked a Shi'ite mosque in northwest Pakistan Friday, killing at least 19 people and wounding 60 others.   Explosions and gunfire were heard during the attack on the mosque in Peshawar where worshippers had gathered for evening prayers.  The attack on the mosque is the latest in a rising tide of sectarian violence in Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. The violent invasion of the mosque comes two...

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