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Bilawal condemns shoe, ink-throwing incidents

Bilawal condemns shoe, ink-throwing incidents

Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has strongly condemned the incident of throwing shoe at Nawaz Sharif and termed it ugly trend threatening the respect and security of the political leaders in Pakistan.

Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo Nawaz Sharif on Friday vowed to come out against the policies of injustice, ruling the country for 70 years.

The former prime minister addressed the crowd later on.

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Today Sharif was a chief guest at Jamia Naemia seminary, Ghari Shahu Lahore.

Meanwhile, another man hurled his shoe at the former premier, almost hitting him. After throwing the show at Nawaz Sharif man also raised the slogan "Labbaik Ya Rasoolullah". As per the reports, the attacker was identified as the Talha Munawar, who was a former student of the seminary.

Following the incident, the attacker was detained by the seminary's administration and later handed over to the police with his accomplice.

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The situation became very tense after the incident.

The PML-N leader went ahead with his address and made a brief speech in which he did not mention about the man who threw a shoe at him. The religious parties especially Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan had held Sharif and his party (PML-N) responsible for making an attempt to change a clause related to finality of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in the Constitution.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar said it was another rueful and unethical episode of such incidents.

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Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Faisal Subzwari also took to Twitter to condemn the incident, calling for serious efforts to curb such acts.

On Saturday night, ink was thrown at foreign minister Khawaja Asif while he was addressing the PML-N workers' convention in Sialkot city of Punjab province. PML-N leader and Railway Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique said those afraid of popularity of PML-N are behind such incidents.

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