Middle East

December 4, 2009

Senior Pakistani officers among dozens dead in mosque attack

Five active-duty officers died in the small-arms, grenade and suicide bomb attack — Maj. Gen. Bilal Umar, the director general of the army's armored corps; a brigadier; two lieutenant colonels; and a major — the military said in a statement. Gen. Mohammad Yusuf, a former vice chief of the military, was among the 75 people who were wounded.

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