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Several Pakistani police killed by gunfire at rally of banned Islamist group: Police

Lahore (Pakistan), October 27

Several Pakistani police officers were killed and around 25 other people were wounded by gunfire at a rally of the banned Islamist group Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), a spokesman for the Punjab police said on Wednesday.

“TLP activists used SMG, AK 47, and pistols to target police officials as the result of which several officials were martyred,” the spokesman said.

He said there were no details on the number of killed but there were around 25 wounded.

— Reuters

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