Ahmadis’ Worship Places Attacked, 17 Killed
LAHORE: At least 17 people were killed during a gun and grenade attack on a mosque belonging to a minority sect in Garhi Shahu and Model Town areas of Lahore on Friday, said officials from the city administration.
Both places belonged to Ahmadi sect.
Security forces have completed the operation at Model Town. Seventeen people have been reported killed and several injured in the attack at this place.
Police killed one attacker and arrested two of them including an injured, IG Punjab Tariq Salim Dogar confirmed.
Killed and injured were shifted to Jinnah hospital.
TTP Punjab has claimed the responsibility for the attack, Geo News reported.
Terrorists entered into the worship places where at least 1500 were offering Friday prayers.