DASKA: A clash between lawyers and police turned bloody, when two lawyers died from police fire.
The dead included bar president Khalid Abbas. He was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
The clash killed two lawyers and injured four. The injured have been taken to the hospital and are reported to be in a critical condition.
The lawyers had staged a protest outside a police station. According to initial reports a scuffle broke out between the police and protestors after which a policeman opened fire at them.
The SHO who pulled the trigger has been taken under arrest.
Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the incident.
This is not the first time the Punjab police opened fire on peaceful protesters.
Meanwhile condemnation poured in on the social media.