Taxila: Wah tense after firing on mosque
TAXILA: Wah was tense on Friday as police called in reinforcements from Rawalpindi after firing on a mosque in the cantonment area overnight that injured three people. Police linked the shooting to a tussle between two groups to gain control of the mosque and said the injured, Mohammad Zeeshan, Mujeebur Rehman and Iqbal Ahmed, were lying in a hospital but were out of danger.
Wah Cantonment police named the men who allegedly fired on the mosque after Isha prayers on Thursday as Mohammad Sadeeq, Mohammad Zubair, and Sajjad Ahmed and have registered a case against them. But the accused have not been arrested yet.
Use of guns by one side in the tussle over the mosque created panic and unrest in the vicinity and a heavy contingent of police, along with Elite Force commandos was deployed to cordon off the area.
On Friday, riot police was also called from Rawalpindi to avert any further clash between the two groups. The situation remained tense but calm on Friday.