Gujranwala protesters block train

Express April 24, 2010

GUJRANWALA: Family members of two bystanders who were killed during a shootout in Gujranwala on Friday, have taken to the streets to protest the murders. They forced a Lahore bound train to stop and pelted stones at it.

Two rival groups were engaged in a shootout on Friday over a rickshaw stand in the Garjakh police station jurisdiction. Mohsin Ali, a vegetable seller, and 12-year old Adeel fell victim to the firing and died on the spot.

Their families took their bodies to Gondianwala Chowk and prtoested against the murders.

Authorities resorted to firing tear gas, and used batons to disperse the crowd.

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