Polling ends peacefully

MULTAN, Aug 22 (APP): Polling for 1 NA and 4 PA seats in by-elections concluded peacefully in four districts of South Punjab on Thursday.

In South Punjab, by-elections were held in NA-177 and PP-254 of Muzaffargarh, PP-243 of Dera Ghazi Khan, PP-247 in tehsil Jampur of district Rajanpur and PP-217, Mianchannu, district Khanewal.

Election officials said that polling concluded at 5:00 pm, and those present in the polling stations premises were allowed to cast vote.

Official said that overall situation remained peaceful during the polling process in all the four districts due to heavy deployment of Army and police personnel’s.