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  • May 8th, 2018
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A fight broke out between the workers of PPP and PTI on Monday night over May 12 rally's venue. Both the parties announced that they would hold a rally at Hakim Said Ground on May 12, according to Aaj News. PPP and PTI supporters attacked each other camps at the ground and set ablaze motorcycles. The police have reached the scene to break up the protest. There were also reports of gunshots in the area. Traffic has been suspended.

"PPP activists have attacked PTI camp with stones & sticks causing injuries to several PTI workers," Khurram Sher Zaman, a PTI lawmaker, tweeted. PPP's Shehla Raza said that her party had chosen the venue only after confirming from the city's administration about its availability on May 12. Earlier, PPP's Saeed Ghani said that his party had submitted a formal request at Deputy Commissioner office on May 3.

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