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 17 children among 37 martyred in Pindi attack
 Updated at: 2233 PST,  Friday, December 04, 2009
17 children among 37 martyred in Pindi attack RAWALPINDI: Thirty-seven people including 17 children, 10 civilians, 10 Army personnel embraced shahadat when terrorists attacked a mosque in Parade Lane, Rawalpindi, Saddar Friday.

According to ISPR, reportedly 4 terrorists approached a mosque inside officers residential colony in Parade Lane, Rawalpindi Saddar and hurled grenades on Namazies followed by indiscriminate firing. Meanwhile two suicide bombers entered the Mosque and blew themselves killing 35 Namazies who were offering Jumma prayers. Security forces personnel in the area responded immediately and 2 other terrorists were killed in exchange of fire.

75 personnel were injured in the same incident. Names of those who embraced shahadat are: Major General Umer Bilal, Brigadier Abdul Rauf, Lieutenant Colonel Fakhar, Lieutenant Colonel Manzoor Saeed, Major Zahid, Major (Retd) Shoaib, Naik Masood, Sepoy Abdul Qayyum, Sepoy Sarwar, Child Bilal Riaz S/O Major General Nasim Riaz, Child Ali Hassan S/O Colonel Shabbir, Child Hassan S/O Colonel Shukhran, Child Sadaul Hassan S/O Lieutenant Colonel Fakhar, Child Zamin S/O Engineer Akmal Hussain, Child Qaisar Khan S/O Syed Akbar, Child Adil Rauf S/O Abdul Raud, Child Muhammad Khan S/O Sultan Bakhsh, Child Fazal Khan S/O Madad Khan, Child Hashim, name not known S/O Brigadier (R) Sadiq, name not known S/O Brigadier Mumtaz, name not known S/O Colonel Qaiser, name not known S/O Colonel Kaleem Zubair, name not known S/O Lieutenant Colonel Shoaib, name not known S/O Major Saleem, name not known S/O Major Ahsan, Deputy Director NLC Taskeen, father of Major General Awais Mustafa, F/O Colonel Kaleem Zubair, F/O Lieutenant Colonel Farooq Awan, Civilian Kahlid Javed, Civilian Ghulam Mujtaba, Civilian Javed S/O Ghani Khan, Civilian Muhammad Fiaz, Civilian Asad and Civilian Name not known.
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