One killed in clash between PTI, PML-N workers

KHANEWAL: One person was killed and two others injured in a clash between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers in Khanewal early Friday morning.

According to the police, the workers of the opposing political parties had clashed during Independence Day rally. However, the workers again clashed near Khanewal’s Al-Hadees Chowk. The workers attacked each other with sticks and iron rods.

As a result, a second-year student, identified as Aalim Amir, was killed and two others injured. One person also went missing in the clash.

The injured were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital.

The deceased has been said to belong to PML-N, while the missing person, identified as Rana Bilawal, was found outside his house in an injured condition.

Police have registered a case against 13 PTI workers and are conducting operations to arrest suspects, who managed to escape after the clash.