June 13, 2021

3 killed in Pakistan in clashes between police, Islamists

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Two demonstrators and a police officer were killed Tuesday in brutal conflicts among Islamists and police in Pakistan, hours after specialists captured the top of an Islamist party in the eastern city of Lahore, a senior authority and nearby media announced.

The police officer was killed in for the time being conflicts with the allies of Saad Rizvi, the top of the Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan who was captured on Monday, a senior cop Ghulam Mohammad Dogar said. Ten cops were likewise injured in these conflicts in the town of Shahadra close to Lahore.

Two Islamists were apparently murdered in the eastern Punjab region. The savagery started Monday after police captured Rizvi for undermining fights if the public authority didn’t remove France’s represetative over portrayals of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.

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