Peshawar- The police officials made significant progress in the investigation of Imamia Mosque attack revealed that the same Taliban group which masterminded the December 16, 2014 school carnage, carried out the mosque bombing.

The Umar Mansoor group of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit, for the deadly bombing and released the purported pictures and names of the bombers.

“The same Umar Mansoor group had also carried out the massacre at the Army Public School in Peshawar. Both attacks are near identical,” the official said.

One of the suicide bombers, identified as Khair Muhammad, belonged to Khyber Agency, whereas the other two suicide bombers also belonged to Khyber Agency and their names would soon be confirmed.