Clash outside SC leaves several injured

Published November 27, 2013
Police personnel dispersing lawyers during their demonstration at the Supreme Court. -Online Photo
Police personnel dispersing lawyers during their demonstration at the Supreme Court. -Online Photo

ISLAMABAD: Several people were injured as lawyers clashed with police after being stopped from entering the Supreme Court building on Tuesday.

According to a police source, many lawyers, nine policemen and the Assistant Commissioner Islamabad were among the injured, who were shifted to the Polyclinic.

Lawyers from various districts of Punjab had gathered outside the Supreme Court to demand setting up Lahore High Court (LHC) benches in Gujranwala, Dera Ghazi Khan, Sahiwal, Sargodha and Faisalabad divisions.

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