Mob attacks Ahmadi worship place one killed 40 worshippers locked in Chakwal Pakistan

Mob attacks Ahmadi worship place one killed 40 worshippers locked in Chakwal Pakistan. The mob which numbered over 1,000 part of a procession celebrating the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

When it attacked the minority Ahmadiyya community’s worship place in Dulmial village, Chakwal.

Around 40 worshippers who present in the worship place locked themselves in as the mob opened fire and hurled rocks.

Mob attacks Ahmadi worship place one killed 40 worshippers locked in Chakwal Pakistan.

Mob attacks Ahmadi worship place one killed 40 worshippers locked in Chakwal Pakistan.

Police and Army personnel called in as a mob armed with guns and rocks attacked a worship place in central Pakistan.

After gaining control of the worship place, the attackers burnt property inside the building, including carpets.

They also washed the building to bring it “under the influence of Islam.”

Spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Community claimed that one Ahmadi killed in the incident, but unable to identify the dead.

The Government of Punjab said it was “following up” on the “Chakwal incident”.

Canadian High Commission in Pakistan said it was “deeply concerned” over the mob attack on Ahmadis.

In a petition filed with the local Police department a few weeks ago.

Local clerics warned the Police of ‘extreme measures’ if the Mosque not “liberated” from minority Ahmadis. The petition said:

“The Qadianis (Ahmadis) are using the Mosque as their worship place which is illegal under the law.

We request that you free the Mosque from the Infidels and save Muslim interests by saving the Mosque from these Infidels,

If these steps are not taken we will be forced to take extreme measures in order to liberate this Mosque”

Mob attacks Ahmadi worship place one killed 40 worshippers locked in Chakwal Pakistan.

The petition which signed by over 500 people started by a Pakistani-Canadian, Haji Malik Rashid Ahmad.

Who a resident of Mississauga,

Ontario. Ahmad traveled to Pakistan to file the petition against the use of Mosque by Ahmadis.

Sources claim the Canadian resident is one of the main “agitators” in the Chakwal Mosque attack.

Ahmadiyya a minority sect of Islam which has been declared non-Muslim under Pakistani law.

In 2010, 90 Ahmadis killed in a twin attack on Ahmadiyya Mosques in Lahore.