PESHAWAR - Five members of Tableeghi Jamaat were killed and four others sustained injuries when their ‘mentally ill’ fellow attacked them at a mosque in Battagram district on Saturday.

Tableeghi Jamaat’s Rizwanullah from Bannu, who is stated to be mentally ill, fired shots at his colleagues when they were busy preaching at a mosque in a remote village, killing five of them on the spot and wounding another four.

The deceased were identified as Sabz Ali from Tank, Jehangir,Ameer Ali and Ahmadullah from Bannu and a local, Fazlur Rehman.

One of the injured was identified as Sher Baz from Tank. The wounded were rushed o the district headquarters hospital. The locals overpoweredRizwanullah and handed over him to police.