In Pakistan, according to the statement of military, on 9th July 2012, gunman opened fire on a riverside military encampment in eastern Pakistan, in that area violence is so rare and at least six soldiers and a policeman killed. Thousands hardline Islamist groups supporters, on the eve of the attack, passed through the area north of Lahore, capital of Punjab province, however, officials confirmed that there was no evidence of their linking to the attack. As per the military statement a small rescue party had camped on the coast of river to search for the bodies of drowned or missing pilots.
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Early Morning at 9th July 2012, few unknown attackers opened fire on the rescue party in Pakistan, which resulted in the shahadat of six security forces personnel. According to Police, the gunmen had arrived abroad a car and two motorcycles at the scene in Wazirabad, 100 km north of Lahore, and had fled after the shooting. Supporters of the hardline Defense of Pakistan Council had moved through the area overnight on their way to capital of Pakistan, Islamabad to protest against the reopening of overland supply routes to U.S.- led NATO troops in Afghanistan.
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The march to the capital is being staged by the Council, an alliance of religious political parties and organizations, as part of a drive to break ties with the United States and India. Last November, Pakistan suspended through supply routes after the cross-border NATO air attack killed 24 soldiers of Pakistan. They were reopened last week after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton apologized for the strike. Police officials Nadeem Abbas confirmed in the town of Gujrat, near the scene of attack, that the defense of Pakistan Council’s supporters passed through the area before some time, however linking the two is speculation at this point.