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PTI workers attack media persons?

PTI workers attack media persons?

India Blooms News Service | | 15 Dec 2014, 09:40 pm
Lahore, Dec 15 (IBNS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers attacked media persons in Pakistan's Lahore city on Monday as they were covering their protest live from the city, media reports said.

The supporters attacked Geo News’ team and even hurled bottles at them.

"PTI supporters attacked Geo News’ team in Lahore including Sana Merza, Ameen Hafeez, Sohail Warraich, Asim Naseer, Jawad Malik, Ahmed Faraz, and cameraman Raja Amir with stones, glass projectiles and bottles," Geo News reported.

"Sana Merza a seasoned Anchorperson was unable to hold back her tears when she was repeatedly targeted with bottles and eventually broke down on live television when she was struck hard by one. Ameen Hafeez and cameraman Raja Amir were also targeted by PTI supporters shooting marbles from slingshots," it said.

Speaking to Geo after the attack, senior journalist Asma Shirazi told Hamir Mir that for her own protection she was forced to carry a stick to keep PTI supporters at bay.