8:10 p.m. - Four gunmen opened fire in a hospital in the Pakistani city of
Lahore on Monday, killing five people in an attempt to get to a suspect in last
week's attacks on a religious minority, authorities said.
Hospital officials originally put the death toll at 12. But Khusro
Pervez, the city's top civilian commissioner, and Dogar later said four police
officers and a security guard were killed.
4:02 p.m. - Gunmen opened fire into a Lahore, Pakistan, hospital on Monday, killing 12 people, the hospital's chief said.
An injured suspect connected to Friday's deadly attacks in Lahore was being treated in the intensive care unit at Jinah Hospital, according to hospital chief Javed Akram.Â The shooting Monday could have been an attempt to rescue the suspect.
Pakistani authorities are blaming the Friday attacks in Lahore on militants with ties to the Pakistani Taliban. The group Punjabi Taliban has claimed responsibility for that attack on the worship places of the Ahmedi community in Lahore, a senior Punjabi Taliban leader told CNN Saturday.
The leader threatened that his group may attack Ahmedi's place of worship again.