LAHORE: Fifth anniversary of the Mannequin City bloodbath is being noticed on Sunday (right now), ARY Information reported.
A minimum of 14 folks have been killed and 100 others injured when the police opened fireplace to disperse protesting Pakistan Awami Tehreek staff throughout an anti-encroachment operation exterior the residence of PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri.
PAT chief Khurram Nawaz Gandapur together with others provided fateha for the departed souls within the carnage to indicate their solidarity with the heirs of affectees.
Speaking to newsmen on the event, Gandapur the perpetrators of the carnage will likely be delivered to justice. “Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri and his son will make certain supply of justice to the martyrs’ households”.
Mannequin City incident
The Punjab Police launched an anti-encroachment operation to take away limitations exterior the workplaces of Minhaj-ul-Quran Worldwide and Qadri’s residence within the Mannequin City suburb in Lahore.
The police reached the PAT headquarters in a big contingent and demanded the celebration staff to take away the barricades which they claimed have been unlawful.
The raid was premature in distinction to the routine morning raids the police typically conducts in comparable instances.
The police round 11:20 am opened straight firing over the group whereas others used numerous techniques to disperse the crowds, like firing tear gasoline and charging with batons. With the police firing weapons immediately into the group of protesters, 14 protesters (together with 2 ladies) died on the scene whereas round 100 protesters have been gravely injured.