ISLAMABAD: At least four crew members including DSNG Engineer Iqbal, Cameraman Usmaan, Iqbal and Samaarat have been reported to be injured by PTI Azadi March workers, who were given their duties to maintain discipline in the march, Aaj News reported.
The sources revealed that PTI workers all dressed in maintenance jackets were given their duties to avoid any clashes and hindrance during the Azadi March, but instead of this they themselves got busy in pushing back the camera men of Aaj Tv.
Four crew members who were busy in recording the live updates of Azadi March were brutally beaten by many workers of PTI by lathi’s, punches and chairs. The sources revealed that one camera men was first grounded by the PTI workers, and when other reporters and camera men of Aaj Tv rushed in to set him free were also grounded by those workers.
The sources further revealed that all these brutal clashes occurred during Imran Khan’s speech. The eye witness Nasir Kazmi, reporter of Aaj TV revealed that some of the PTI workers during the speech tried to climb up on the DSNG Van during the live transmission, on which the reporter inside the van tried to stop them and it became the reason of this brutal clash.
Imran Khan after noticing the clash turning wild sent Azam Swati down to dismiss the clash. The reporters who are giving their double duties to cover PTI’s event, Azadi March are being beaten and taken grounded by those workers who were suppose to maintain peace during the clash.
Imran Khan after dismissing the clash asked for forgiveness in regard on this incident. On one side Imran Khan’s agenda sets to be about Revolution and change, but can their workers and he himself bring Revolution like this. It’s a tough question which is still awaited to be answered.
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