35 PTI ticket aspirants submit applications for PA seats.

BAHAWALPUR -- With the date for elections in Punjab soon to be announced, the former ruling Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf (PTI) has begun the process for selecting candidates, as it received applications from 35 party ticket aspirants for the 10 provincial assembly seats of Bahawalpur district.

PTI south Punjab president Senator Aun Abbas Pabbi was tasked with selecting the candidates for award of tickets. In this connection, a meeting chaired by Mr Pabbi was held on Sunday where 35 applications were received. The meeting decided to examine the applications and refer them to the parliamentary board for a final decision on the tickets.

SHOT AT, INJURED: The Kotwali police registered a case under sections 324, 427, 109, 148, 149 and 506 of the

PPC against 11 people, including the nominated Abdul Hadi, Abdul Rehman and others, for allegedly shooting at and injuring an army major on Zanana Hospital Road the other day.

Reportedly, the vehicle the suspects were travelling in hit Maj Junaid Khalid's car that was said to be parked wrongly, which sparked off a heated argument. In the ensuing scuffle, the major pulled out his pistol allegedly in defence that the suspects snatched and fired at him, which hit him in his back.

According to complainant Hissan Khalid, his brother suffered injuries and was hospitalised where he is said to be out of danger.

Maj Khalid was said to be posted in Abbottabad and was visiting the city.

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