Lahore, Mar.18 (ANI): The Lahore police has been widely criticized for its incompetence to retaliate during the terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team, has now claimed that it fired 423 bullets during the shootout, but none of them hit the attackers.
According to a report submitted by the police officials, 17 policemen through 21 weapons fired 423 bullets at the assailants, but all escaped unhurt.
"The attackers were firing from a safe place, due to which they could not be hit," the report stated.
It also said that the security officials chased the terrorist after the incident, but they failed to arrest any of the terrorists.
The report, amazingly, also has a meticulous detail of arms used and shots fired from them during the gun battle.
245 fires were made through six SMGs, 73 fires through four MP5 rifles, 52 fires through five Glock pistols and 25 fires through three Beretta pistols, The Daily Times reports.
However, according to sources privy to the police department said that the policemen could not fire as many bullets as it is being claimed.
"The policemen found no time to take their positions and open fire at the militants, and were injured before firing bullets," sources added.(ANI)