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Khan asks Punjab govt to prepare compensation package for victims of recent protests

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

on Wednesday asked the government to prepare a compensation package for the people whose properties were damaged in the recent violent protests by religious extremists against the acquittal of Christian woman Asia

Khan was briefed by about violent protests and the sufferings it caused for common people.

The ordered that those suffered losses should be compensated, his office said.

He also "directed the government to prepare a package for this purpose."

It was not known how much ordinary people lost during violence but government said that net financial losses of the state were between Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 17,000 crore.

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 20:25 IST