Five killed as PPP, PML-N workers clash in AJK

Indiscriminate firing left several others injured, including former minister Chaudhry Aziz

News Desk July 10, 2016
According to reports, the clash broke out during an Eid Milan Party where activists of both parties opened indiscriminate firing which left several others, including former minister Chaudhry Aziz, were injured. SCREEN GRAB

At least five people were killed after fierce clashes broke out between activists of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) in Azad Kashmir’s Haveli district on Sunday.

According to Express News, the clash broke out during an Eid Milan party where activists of both political groups opened indiscriminate fire, leaving several others, including former minister Chaudhry Aziz, injured.

The injured were rushed to local hospitals while funeral prayers of the deceased were offered.

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Following the incident, enraged activists vandalised shops and public property, halting trading activity in many parts of the district.

Meanwhile, the PML-N is observing a protest against the killing of its activists.

According to DC Haveli, the PML-N has registered two cases against several PPP workers, including Minister for Power Faisal Rathore.


Disgusting | 5 years ago | Reply A coordinated effort by Modi and PML N Chief to distract world attention from atrocities being perpetrated by Modi's Forces on Brave Kashmiris who demand their right to freedom. Modi' Army has also violated ceasefire line and killed an innocent citizen of Azad Kashmir. Local noon league has deliberately generated a clash with ruling PPP.
Malik Saab | 5 years ago | Reply The craze of showing the Mobile Phone and its particular brand is like a Status symbol in Pakistan. I have never seen like this in West and America. It is very specific to this region only. Pure show off and nothing else. We have to learn a lot in this case.
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