Two killed as PPP, PML-N workers clash in Azad Kashmir

AZAD KASHMIR: Two political workers were killed and 15 others were wounded in a clash between the workers of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) in Azad Kashmir, ARY News reported.

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According to police, an exchange of fire took place between the workers of the two parties during an election campaign at Azad Kashmir’s Forward Kahuta village. PML-N electoral candidate named Chaudhry Aziz was amongst the injured.

Several shops and an ambulance were torched following the group clash.

A spokesperson of Azad Kashmir government stated that heavy contingent of law enforcement agencies were called to control the situation.

Police filed a case against 12 persons including a PPP minister named Faisal Rathore. However, no arrests have taken place.

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