Pakistan fighting the military city of explosion caused 32 dead 40 injured
12 4, Pakistani soldiers in the capital Islamabad the nearby city of Rawalpindi, the military attacked a mosque near the guard. Rawalpindi bomb attack the day, followed by Pakistani security forces and militants exchanged fire. Xinhua News Agency/Reuters
ISLAMABAD, December 4 (Reporter Yan Zhonghua) near the Pakistani capital Islamabad, the military city of Rawalpindi, 4, bomb attacks, followed by Pakistani security forces and militants exchanged fire, killing at least 32 people killed and 40 injured.
Pakistani military spokesman Major General Abbas said to the media, attacked a mosque in Rawalpindi. Witnesses said at the time 6-8 armed militants threw grenades near the mosque, and another suicide bomber detonated his bomb. Then militants and security forces in fierce fighting. As the Friday prayer in the mosque attack time, the temple are numerous prayer, explosions and casualties caused by the conflict may rise.
Abbas said security forces killed in retaliatory action by armed Communist four, arrested three people.
Pakistan, local TV stations broadcast live footage showed the attacks of the mosque has been severely damaged. The attack also bring disaster to many nearby buildings and some vehicles. Rescue personnel are currently cleaning up the scene, the injured rushed to hospital.
Pakistani police said the blast occurred in the military sensitive “red zone”, from army headquarters only hundred meters away, many military officers and men of the day are mosque prayers. Security forces have control of the scene, the military helicopter in the air patrol.
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Gilani condemned the attack, respectively, and said the government firmly against terrorism without mercy.