NDM, PTI workers continue protest in North Waziristan on second day

Our Correspondent
Monday, Feb 12, 2024

MIRANSHAH: The workers and supporters of National Democratic Movement and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday staged sit-ins and blocked the roads at various points to protest the firing on NDM workers and ‘changing’ of election results in North Waziristan tribal district.

A large number of NDM and PTI workers and supporters gathered at Qutabkhel in Miranshah, main chowk in Mir Ali Bazar and Khadikhel and burnt tyres to protest the killing of their workers and alteration of the poll results on NA-40.

The protesters also barricaded the roads at various points and blocked them for vehicular traffic.

The protesters were also chanting slogans against the government and district administration.

It may be mentioned that two persons had been killed and six others, including NDM Chairman Mohsin Dawar, had sustained injuries in a firing incident when his party workers were staging a protest against the election results in North Waziristan.

The workers of NDM were protesting against the election results when the firing incident took place that had left two persons dead and a former MNA among six others injured.

Mohsin Dawar, who was running for the National Assembly constituency NA-40, was rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital in Miranshah and then was referred to a hospital in Peshawar.

The workers of NDM had alleged that police opened fire on the protesters to stop them from going towards the office of returning officer.