36 persons including 5 Army officers ( Major General Bilal Omar, Brigadier Abdur Rauf, Lt. Colonel Fakhar, lt. Colonel Manzoor Saeed and Major Zahid) have been martyred and several injured in a terror attack at Parade Lane mosque in Rawalpindi. DG ISPR has confirmed the killing of 26 people. Children are also among the martyrs.
According to sources, security forces shot dead three terrorists. A part of the mosque also damaged in the incident.
Reports said at least six to seven gunmen entered into Parade Lanes mosque located near Qasim market. They threw hand grenades initially followed by indiscriminate firing. Security forces officials opened retaliatory fire.