At least twelve persons were killed and dozens other injured when two blasts hit two mosques in Malakand before the Friday prayers.

According to Levies sources, twin blasts hit mosques in Bazdara Bala area of Malakand Agency where 12 persons were killed and 25 others wounded.

The bodies and injured were shifted to the hospital where many of the injured are said to be in critical condition.

Security forces cordoned off the area and started investigation.

Further details about the blast are yet to be ascertained.