MIRPUR (AJK) - One person was shot dead and another sustained injuries in crossfire between police and the protesting PML-N activists in Bhimbher city of Azad Jammu & Kashmir."The police had to resort to firing in the air, baton charge and teargas to disperse the demonstrating people allegedly comprising workers and supporters of the PML-N, when they tried to besiege the offices of deputy commissioner and superintendent of police on the district court's premises in Bhimbher," said Khawaja Muhammad Naeem, the deputy commissioner, while talking to this scribe over telephone late Tuesday.AJK Assembly member Tariq Farooq said about 700 to 800 people were protesting against political victimisation of the local PML-N workers by the Bhimber police that are involving them in “false and baseless cases” on the behest of the local PPP activists including former AJK minister Anwaarul Haq.DC Khawaja Naeem said that the unruly armed crowed stormed into the premises of the DC and SP offices by breaking the gates of the adjoining buildings. "The attackers were not only fully equipped with weapons but also holding clubs and trying to break into the DC's and SP's offices," Naeem said. He added that the mob also ransacked the two offices by smashing the doors and window pans. The DC said that one Abdul Hamid, resident of Sokasen village of Bhimbher, was shot dead on the spot whereas Muhammad Akram of Pitho Rani from amongst the mob sustained injuries during the crossfire between the police and the raging crowd.The injured admitted to District Hospital Bhimbher is stated to be out of danger. The DC said that it could be determined through the post mortem of the deceased that with whom bullet the man lost his life.The DC declared those involved in attack and damaging the official buildings including DC and SP offices in Bhimbher were being booked under the relevant law and all the accused of the violent attack on the public property would be rounded up without any discrimination.On the other hand, Chaudhry Tariq Farooq, the deputy opposition leader in AJK Legislative Assembly belonging to PML-N, told the media from Bhimbher that his party workers were peacefully protesting against the victimisation of their colleagues by the Bhimbher district administration on the behest of the ruling party's ex MLA Anwarul Haq. The tension ignited between the workers of PML-N and the ruling party's Anwarul Haq's supporters after the clash between the workers of the two rival parties following a fight between two women in the fields over a minor dispute in Pindi Jhoonja village, the native town of Tariq."On the alleged  connivance of Anwarul Haq, Bhimbher police had booked a PML-N worker Liaqat for clashing with Muhammad Ashraf belonging to rival Anwarul Haq after the fight between the two ladies in the local farm," said Farooq. He added that his party workers were totally without any  arm and weapon and were trying to stage peaceful demonstration against the case. He said that Bhimbher district administration including police resorted to firing, tear-gassing and baton charge.