According to Pakistani police sources, a group of 25-30 terrorists suddenly surrounded the police station late on Tuesday night. They started shooting randomly at the police station. Then the police personnel and officials of the police station opened fire. Punjab Police In the words of IG Osman Anwar, “At that time, police personnel and officers stood guarding the door to protect the police station. They took positions in different places within the police station. The nearby police barracks were also informed.” However, the gunfight continued for a long time before additional police forces reached the spot, said the IG of Punjab province.
Pak administration claims, not only to capture the police station or to kill the police officers and workers there, but the real target of the militants was to loot the tools. They said that the police station was attacked with sophisticated firearms. No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack till the time of this news. However, Pak intelligence claims, this time also attacked Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan (Tehereek-e Taliban Pakistan) or TTP.
Last Monday, militants carried out a suicide attack on a mosque in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, near the Afghanistan border. A terrorist entered the mosque and detonated it during prayers. Hundreds of people died in that incident. Another 40-50 people were seriously injured. TTP claimed responsibility for the attack. Militants attacked a police station 150 km away from the mosque attack in Peshawar on Tuesday. A few days ago, TTP attacked Islamabad. Pakistani intelligence fears that militants may target big cities like Lahore, Karachi, Multan or Rawalpindi.