Firing at Ahmedi worship place in Lahore

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Lahore, Nov 19 (ANI): Unknown assailants opened fire at an Ahmedi worship place in Lahore, however no casualties were reported in the incident.

The gunmen managed to escape after security guards deputed at the worship place opened retaliatory fire, the Dawn reported.

Police said that the worship place, located in Mughalpura area of Lahore, was attacked by four to five assailants and that the firing lasted for a few minutes.

The attackers were using small weapons, police said, adding that empty bullet casings had been recovered from the site.

Ahmedis, a religious minority in Pakistan, have been targeted by militants in the past. In May 2010, at least 93 people were killed when militants attacked two Ahmedi worship places in Lahore. (ANI)

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