FAISALABAD, March 9: Two people were injured when a masked terrorist opened indiscriminate fire on a mosque in Gulistan Colony on Sunday morning.

About three dozen people were present in Muqaddas mosque at Awan Chowk in Gulistan Colony after the Fajr prayers when a masked terrorist opened indiscriminate fire on them. Two people —- Haji Aftab Ahmed and Muhammad Binyamin —- suffered serious bullet wounds. The terrorist fled from the scene.

The area people removed the injured to the Allied Hospital. They were stated to be in a critical condition.

The mosque was that of Ahle Hadith sect. Local people said there was no tension between Sunni and Shia sects in the area.

Opinion

Editorial

The fall guy
Updated 18 Aug, 2022

The fall guy

Maryam’s public distancing from Miftah over recent fuel price hike is quite uncalled for.
Never-ending scourge
18 Aug, 2022

Never-ending scourge

POLIO eradication efforts in the country appear to have suddenly taken a giant leap backwards. A day after...
Frozen Afghan funds
18 Aug, 2022

Frozen Afghan funds

WITH Afghanistan facing a humanitarian catastrophe and economic collapse, the American decision to not release ...
No end to hostility
Updated 17 Aug, 2022

No end to hostility

It is time for all parties to rise above petty tactics and hostilities for political gains and pull country back from brink.
Deadly accidents
17 Aug, 2022

Deadly accidents

TWO horrific accidents on Tuesday, which resulted in high death tolls, illustrate the dangers people face while ...
New banknote
17 Aug, 2022

New banknote

PAKISTAN has a new currency note to mark the diamond jubilee of independence. The 75-rupee banknote, issued by the...