Sunday August 29, 2021

Police Use Pepper Spray on Young Doctors, Seven Injured


LAHORE: Young doctors on Sunday have continued their protest against National Licensing Examination (NLE) outside Examination Center near Sapphire Hall in Lahore’s Barkat Market.

According to details, police personnel have besieged the entire area and used pepper spray to disperse the protesters while at seven young doctors were injured and later were sent to a near by hospital.

House offices of different hospitals have also participated in the protest.

The protesting doctors have warned of holding sit-in outside Islamabad Medical Complex (IMC) if the authorities fail to withdraw the decision regarding NLE exam in 24 hours.

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