pakistan
Friday Oct 22 2021
By
Web Desk

2 policemen martyred after cars collide in banned outfit's Lahore rally

By
Web Desk
— Reuters/File
— Reuters/File

  • Policemen taken to a hospital after accident.
  • They succumb to their wounds there.
  • 10 policemen injured in another clash.


LAHORE: Two policemen were martyred after cars collided during a protest by a banned outfit in the Punjab capital, a police spokesperson said on Friday.

According to the spokesperson, the policemen were injured after the cars collided near District Court in Lahore. Following the accident, they were rushed to a hospital, but they succumbed to their wounds.

The martyred policemen were identified as Ayub and Khalid, stationed at Gawalmandi and Mayo Garden police stations, respectively, the spokesperson said.

Moreover, a clash took place between police and workers of the banned outfit near MAO College, where 10 personnel, including the station house officer (SHO), were injured.

They were later shifted to a nearby hospital, the spokesperson said.