7 hurt in gang attack

7 hurt in gang attack

Rafique (25) is battling for life with fatal injuries at KIMS hospital while Tahir (30), an advocate, has been admitted to Victoria Hospital.

According to police, the victims were raising donations for Ramzan when a few people picked up a quarrel and attacked them with lethal weapons. Within minutes, few unidentified persons brandishing clubs and lethal weapons went on rampage throwing stones on parked vehicles and ransacked a few shops.

They fled as the police rushed to the spot.  According to sources, supporters of Arif Pasha, a former corporator allegedly attacked Popular Front of India members who were collecting donations. The other injured - Wasim Ahmad, Wasim, Imran, Mujahid and Tayyur, all aged between 25 and 30, are recovering. Several people gathered in front of the police station, demanding action against the accused. Complaint has been filed with the police.

DH Newsletter Privacy Policy Get the top news in your inbox
GET IT
Comments (+)