40 Killed As Qadiani’s Worship Places Assailed
At least 40 people were killed while several others, including a DSP and three cops, injured as terrorists assailed two Ahmadi’s worship places with hand grenades and opened indiscriminate firing simultaneously at Garhi Shahu and Model Town in Lahore on Friday.
Police managed to overpower the terrorists holed up in the Model Town worship place, whereas SSP (Operations) told the reporters that an armed terrorist atop a minaret in Garhi Shahu sporadically resorts to fire. Heavy contingents of police rushed the site, while Rangers were also called in to take control of the situation. The injured have been shifted to hospitals; the number of wounded have not been ascertained so far.
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (Punjab Wing) claimed responsibility of the incident.