RAWALPINDI, Dec 5: Teams investigating Friday’s attack on the Parade Lane mosque have picked up at least six people, including the last registered owner of the car allegedly used by militants for travelling from the NWFP to Rawalpindi.
Regional police officer Mohammad Aslam Khan Tareen confirmed on Saturday that five to six suspects had been detained in connection with the incident in which 40 people were killed.
Amid extraordinary security measures, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and top military officials joined hundreds of friends, colleagues and family members at funerals of those killed in the attack.
Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said that such acts of cowardice would not dent the resolve of the armed forces and the nation to fight terrorism.
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