From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1973: Fifty Years Ago: Nine killed in firing.

RAWALPINDI -- Rawalpindi was ... calm and normal today [March 24 after yesterday's ugly incidents in which according to official figures, seven persons were killed, and 75 taken to the two official hospitals, several of them with serious injuries. Two of the injured persons died ... today, raising the official figure of dead to nine.

At least 13 buses and one motor car were ... burnt during the trouble, which followed clasAhes between the workers of the ruling party and the volunteers of the eight Opposition parties forming the United Democratic Front (UDF) at the Liaquat Bagh where the OppoAsition had arranged to hold a public meeting. ... This was the ugliest scene that I have seen in...

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