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Bahawalpur Mosque Attack, Two killed, seven injured

mosque under attackBAHAWALPUR: Two persons were killed and seven others were injured after unidentified gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Bahawalpur early Saturday.

“Three men armed with pistols entered Al-Qamar mosque and fired at worshippers and as a result of firing two men died while nine others were wounded,” Bahawalpur district police chief Babar Bakht told AFP.

“Two of the wounded were in critical condition,” he said, adding that the motive behind the attack was not immediately clear, nor anyone had claimed responsibility.

Doctor Abu Ammar Aziz of Victoria Hospital in Bahawalpur confirmed that two men with bullet wounds had died and that the two seriously wounded men were undergoing surgery.

Residents of Satellite Town, the area where the mosque is located, blocked the neighbourhood’s main road and carried out protests against the attack. – APP

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