15-year-old boy killed in Nawaz rally


GUJRAT Aug. 11 (TNS):  A 15-year-old boy was allegedly killed after being hit by a vehicle in ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s ‘homecoming rally’ in Gujrat on Friday.

Apparently, the victim identified as Hamid Chughtai got hit by a vehicle of security staff. His uncle claimed that he begged for help but no one stopped.

Rana Sanaullah, the Punjab Law Minister said that local administration has been directed to investigate the incident and present a reported. He said action will be taken as per law. He further clarified that speed of Nawaz Sharif’s convoy was very slow, thus, there was no chance that such incident could occur.

An eyewitness said the vehicle involved in the accident was bearing registration plate 265.