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Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore

I.A. Rehman I.A. Rehman
Kenny Thornton | 11 March, 2018, 13:03

A man on Sunday hurled shoe at former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at Jamia Naeemia, Lahore, theGeo News said, adding that the attacker appeared to be a student of the seminary. The man has been taken into custody by security agencies at the venue. Sharif made a brief speech in which he did not mention the incident.

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says the PML-N government has put the country on the path of developmental process by taking bold steps, reported Radio Pakistan.

The organisers said they were trying to ascertain the identity of the attacker and how he was able to enter the hall.

The supreme leader of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was there to address the participants of event. He advised Sharif to ensure he spoke from behind a bullet-proof glass in the future.

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The mainstream parties - Pakistan People's Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf - condemned the incident.

She said PML- N will trust the person who works for strengthening democracy and establishing ascendency of the parliament. In Saturday's incident, Faiz Rasool, who threw ink at the foreign minister, told the police that he vented his anger because the PML-N had tried to change the finality of the Prophet in the Constitution.

Other politicians, journalists and members of the civil society also took to to Twitter to denounce the incident.

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