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PTI activists attack ARY reporter, cameraman during rally

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activists brutally attacked ARY News team including reporter and cameraman during coverage of PTI leader Chaudhary Sarwar’s rally here, ARY News reported.

According to details, the rally of Sarwar was going on when workers and activists of PTI initially pushed and shoved ARY reporter and cameraman before subject them to physical assault.

Reporter Wasif Mehmood started to bleed from a fist-gash on his mouth while cameraman also suffered injuries on his back.

When contacted, PTI leader Chaudhary Sarwar condemned the incident and said he would immediately hold inquiry into the matter.

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After launching assault on ARY team, PTI workers get on a vehicle and flee.

After launching assault on ARY team, PTI workers get on a vehicle and flee.

He said those found responsible will be given punishment under party rules.

PTI chairman Imran Khan has also taken notice of the incident and asked senior party leaders to hold investigation into it. He assured that responsible persons would be taken to task.

Punjab Union of Journalists has strongly condemned the incident and summoned an emergency meeting at 4pm today to discuss the future course of action.

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