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Two Gunned down in Lakki Marwat mosque

The official said that the police had also formed various teams to track down the attacker.

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Islamabad: Two people were killed and 11 others injured when a man opened fire on worshipers at a mosque in Esakkhel village of Lakki Marwat, Dawn reported on Saturday.


Police said that the villagers had gathered in the mosque for Friday prayers and were offering Dua after the prayers when the attacker opened fire.
The gunman, identified as Shafiq, escaped after the attack.

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The official said that the reason behind the attack was a dispute that Shafiq had with another villager, Inayatur Rehman, over an electricity connection.
“Inayatur Rehman, 28, and Hamid Nawaz, 25, were killed in the attack,” he maintained, saying that the inured included Faizullah, 70, Nasrullah, 50, Qudratullah, 24, Asif Khan, 34, Mohammad Danyal, 7, Abdul Ghaffar, 55, Faizan, 12, Attaur Rehman, 21, Haq Nawaz, 56, Rafiq, 34, and Waheed, 33.
The official said that the dead and the wounded were shifted to the Government City Hospital.


Police reached the area soon after the incident and launched a search for the attacker.


The official said that the police had also formed various teams to track down the attacker.

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