You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

Champions Trophy: Pak fans fire bullets to rejoice win, end up hurting 7

Police will conduct raids to arrest the suspects involved in jubilation firing, according to report

ANI  |  Karachi 

Pakistan players celebrate during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval in London, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Pakistan won the final by crushing India for 180 runs. Photo: AP/PTI
Pakistan players celebrate during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval in London, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Pakistan won the final by crushing India for 180 runs

At least seven people including a child received bullet injuries in different areas of as a result of aerial firing as people celebrated Pakistan's victory in the final over

"We received seven people with bullet wounds at several hospitals in Karachi," the Dawn quoted Police Surgeon Dr Aijaz Khokhar, as saying.

A DSNG engineer of a news channel sustained bullet wounds after people resorted to firing outside the residence of Pakistani skipper Sarfraz Ahmad in the Buffer Zone area. His condition is now stable.

According to the report, police will conduct raids to arrest the suspects involved in jubilation firing.

Similar incidents were reported from other cities as well. At least six people sustained injuries from stray in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mardan district.

First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 14:18 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU