LAHORE-A forensic report on the Model Town clashes stated that five students of Minhajul Quran fired on police during the violent confrontation.
According to a private TV channel, the report issued by a joint investigation team stated that the students fired 12 rounds from a Kalashnikov while 34 bullets were fired from 3 pistols.
Meanwhile, the judicial commission probing Model Town tragedy rejected application seeking ban on media coverage of the proceedings.
On June 17, at least 14 PAT workers were killed and dozens of others injured in violent clashes between party activists and policemen in Lahore. According to hospital sources, 17 police personnel were among the injured.
The confrontation had started when a 15-member police team tried to remove barriers in front of PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri’s house and the Minhaj International Secretariat.