Police, Rangers deployed in Kotli after PPP, PML-N workers’ clash

Latest Update: February 14, 2016 | 187 Views

KOTLI: The situation in Kotli has turned tense after clash between the workers of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

According to sources, all the business sectors, shops and markets have been closed to avoid any further mishap in the metropolis.

The local administration has summoned heavy contingents of police and Rangers for continuous patrolling in Kotli.

Earlier, at least two person were killed and eight others injured on Saturday in a political clash.

The clash occurred in the Nakial bazaar area, as a PPP procession was enroute to their rally venue.

Activists from the ruling and the opposition parties proceeded to pelt stones at each other.

General elections in AJK are slated to be held in summer 2016.


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