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.
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