Pakistani soldiers take up position outside a besieged mosque in Pakistan's garrison city Rawalpindi on December 4, 2009. At least 30 people were killed when gunmen stormed the place of worship, detonating bombs and shooting at visitors, the interior minister said. AFP PHOTO/Farooq NAEEM

Pakistan army kills senior militant wanted for targeting Shiites

Islamist militants have killed thousands of people in Pakistan since early 2000s, in their bid to impose a hardline version of Islam

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Pakistani soldiers take up position outside a besieged mosque in Pakistan's garrison city Rawalpindi on December 4, 2009. At least 30 people were killed when gunmen stormed the place of worship, detonating bombs and shooting at visitors, the interior minister said. AFP PHOTO/Farooq NAEEM
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