At least seven people including six soldiers and one policeman were killed and five other troops got injured when an army camp was attacked by militants here in Gujrat on early Monday morning.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the injured personnel and bodies have been shifted to near-by CMH Gujranwala.
According to the media reports, the attack took place at about 5:30 a.m. on Monday when five militants, one coming in on a motorbike and others in a car, launched an attack on an army camp set up along the Chenab River that passes by Gujrat, a district lying about 120 kilometers northwest of Lahore.
The unknown militants opened fire and hurled hand grenades at soldiers who were present there. The attackers fled the scene after the attack. One policeman posted nearby the camp was also killed in the attack.
No group has claimed the responsibility for the attack yet.
Meanwhile Thousands of members of political and religious parties have begun a march toward Pakistan's capital in a massive convoy of vehicles to protest against the government's decision to allow the US and other NATO countries to resume shipping troop supplies to Afghanistan.
The "long march", which started in the eastern city of Lahore, was organised by the Defence of Pakistan Council, a group of more than 40 political and religious parties who have been the most vocal opponents of the supply line.
Pakistan closed the route in November in retaliation for US airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani troops.
Following months of negotiations, Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, apologised for the deaths And Islamabad finally agreed to reopen the route. It is also reported that government of Pakistan received huge amount of money the agreed.