PPP leader Shaukat Basra severely injured in gunfire
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Shaukat Basra was injured while his personal assistant was killed in an exchange of fire in Bahawalnagar district on Monday.
According to reports, Basra was on his way to participate in a rally when he got into a heated argument with members of Pakistan Muslim League-Zia (PML-Z) in Bahawalnagar’s Haroonabad area, following which an exchange of fire took place, injuring several people.
Basra received serious injuries as a result of the firing, while his personal assistant was killed. The injured were shifted to a local hospital in the district.