MUZAFFARABAD: Clash between Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Paksitan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) workers results in one death and 11 injuries on Saturday in area of Azad Kashmir (Kotli).
According to reports available online, the clash occurred at the Government College Nayal ground, situated about 215km away from Muzaffarabad, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) workers were finalising their preparation for a rally scheduled on today.
Workers of PML-N arrived at the college and began throwing stones at the PPP workers, resulting in the death of worker Chaudhry Mohammad Munshi.
All injured workers have been shifted to the District Headquarter Hospital (DHQ) Kotli. Four of the injured are in critical condition.
After the reports, PPP media cell have issued the statement of Bilawal Bhutto Zaradi who condemned attack, “Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has strongly condemned armed attack on PPP workers convention in Nakial, Kotli district in Azad Jammu and Kashmir by the goons of PML-N in which PPP workers martyred and injured with bullet wounds”.
“PPP Chairman took notice of the fact that some PML-N Federal Ministers were using foul and filthy language and were seen instigating violence against the PPP workers and supporters in AJK.”
“Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that PML-N has adopted dictatorial tactics and let loose its armed goons to mount murderous attacks on political gatherings of the PPP ahead of the general elections.”
“He warned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to bridle his Ministers from promoting violence and use of lethal weapons against opponents otherwise he would be held responsible for the consequences.”
“Bilawal Bhutto Zardari further said that those who killed and maimed PPP workers in Nakial won’t go scot-free and all the legal means should be utilized to bring them to book.”
“PPP Chairman expressed sympathies with families of martyrs and those injured and added that their sacrifices won’t go in vain.”