Teenager injured in firing incident

Published: June 26, 2018


Members of Punjab’s Nazeer Jutt group opened fire on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supporters, injuring a 14-year-old, outside PML-N candidate Nazeer Arain’s office in Burewala on Monday.

The group members oppose the PML-N candidate and ended up in a scuffling with members of the party.

The teenager suffered severe injuries in the incident and was shifted to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital.

Infighting mars PML-N election preparation

A contingent of police reached the site but the suspects managed to flee.

Separately, the PML-N candidate from NA-124, Hamza Shehbaz, initiated his election campaign on Monday.

The PML-N leader will inaugurate the central office at Bhatti Chowk on June 27. With the inauguration of his office, Hamza will formally begin the campaign, Shehbaz’s spokesperson confirmed.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 26th, 2018.

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