ISLAMABAD, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- At least 11 people were injured when a suicide blast hit a prayer gathering in Pakistan's southern district of Shikarpur on Tuesday, police said.
According to police, the incident took place when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance gate of a mosque when police guards stopped him for body search in Khanpur area of Sikharpur district in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh.
Following the first blast, another suicide bomber also attempted to enter the mosque, but police guards shot at him and injured him, police said.
Police has arrested the second suicide bomber and shifted him to undisclosed location for treatment and interrogation.
Police and rescue teams rushed to the site and shifted the injured to the hospital.
At least three policemen are among the injured, while two of the injured are reportedly in critical condition at the hospital.
According to local media reports, hundreds of people were present in the mosque to offer the prayer of annual Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Adha, when the bombers attempted to enter.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.