Pakistani celebrities condemn the attack by lawyers. On Wednesday, a demonstration by over 200 lawyers in front of the Punjab Cardiology Institute (PIC) in Lahore turned excessively violent.
The demonstrators stormed PIC’s gates, vandalizing property, damaging hundreds of visitors ‘ cars, and setting a police van on fire. The accident resulted in several patients being unable to enter the hospital in time in ambulances while those at the hospital remained unattended in the midst of the chaos. Others lost their lives in the confusion as well.
The protesters claimed that several video clips made the rounds on social media caused the legal fraternity.
After some hospital staff thrashed a group of lawyers over a disagreement at the PIC, they captured some doctors making fun of the lawyers.
Two FIRs were registered against more than 250 lawyers who took people to social media to condemn the mob mentality that wreaked the hospital’s havoc. News report on Pakistani celebrities condemn the attack by lawyers
Pakistani celebrities also spoke out against the violence: