Former MNA Tanvir Hussain Shah and people accompanied with him opened fire at the Wildlife officials, according to the police report.
Local farmers were trying to push them out of the area on self help basis with traditional means including beating metal cans.
Several swarms of locusts, a specie of grasshoppers, eat up plants, grass and shrubs and deprived villages from greenery in the areas adjoining Ahmedpur East after their descend in the region.
According to the FAO’s Locust Watch report, there remains a risk of further breeding, causing locust numbers to increase, with the possibility of swarm formation from late September onward.
BAHAWALPUR: An effort to boost large-scale solar energy production in Pakistan has hit a roadblock after the government cut the rate it pays for solar electricity, frustrating investors.