MULTAN- A petition seeking registration of case against seniorleaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was filed in a session court inMultan on Saturday.

The petition was filed by Advocate Malik Khalilpraying that the PTI chairman Imran Khan, Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi,Secretary General Jahangir Tarin, PTI Punjab president Ejaz Chaudhry,party's southern Punjab president Noor Khan Bhaba, district president EjazJanjua and Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed and theevent organizers are responsible for Qasim Bagh tragedy.

Advocate Malik Khalil requested the court to order registration of caseagainst the accused, saying that at least seven PTI supporters were killed in astampede on October 10 during a party rally at a stadium in Multan.

At the end of the rally, Imran Khan's supporters tried to push their way out of one of the gates at Qasim Bagh Stadium. The melee quickly evolved into a

stampede in which seven people were crushed to death and about 40 injured.