A clash between rival political groups turned into a violent fight that resulted in the death of one Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) worker.

Workers from the PML-N and PTI clashed in Zafarwal’s PP-54 constituency. During the brawl, a 60-year-old man died when he was hit on the head with a rod.

Polling was subsequently stopped at the Kot Naju polling station. 

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The 60-year-old man was shifted to a hospital, where he died during treatment.

Punjab Information Minister Azma Bukhari expressed condolences over the death of a PML-N worker. She also criticized Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), calling it a thug political party. At the same time, she also demanded the immediate arrest of the killers.

Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal met with the family of the deceased PML-N worker and condoled his death. “We will never tolerate the politics of bullying and violence,” he declared, vowing that the culprits will be brought to justice soon.