8 injured as unidentified group attacks devotees inside mosque in Dang  

RUPANDEHI : At least eight people were injured when a group of unidentified persons attacked them while reading Namaz inside a mosque in Dang on Friday.

The injured have been identified as Guthe Qureshi (64), Arsad Ali (33), Shabir Ali, Mohammad Kasim (52), Shakil Ali (29), Dil Mohammad Mia (65), Kamaal Ali (25), Mohammad Yak (42) of Lamhi Municipality-5.

According to the Puspharaj Thapa, Chief at the Lamahi-based Ward Police Office, the unidentified group attacked them with sharp weapons and bricks while they were reading Namaz inside the mosque today.

Among the injured, four are receiving treatment at the Lamahi Hospital and the remaining four are undergoing treatment at the Janaki Medical Hospital.

Thapa said that one of the injured sustained a deep cut on his head.

Police said that they are looking into the case.

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