‘PM announces compensation for Gwadar firing victims’

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KARACHI, May 14 (APP): Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair
on Sunday said Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had
announced financial assistance for the labourers killed and
injured in Saturday’s firing incident in Gwadar’s Pishgan
Rs 1 million each would be given to the heirs of those
killed in the incident and Rs 500,000 to the injured, he said
in a statement issued here by the Governor House.
The governor said the prime minister strongly condemned
the targetting of innocent labourers and expressed deep grief
and sorrow over the loss of precious human lives in the incident.
The prime minister, he said, had expressed the resolve
that every conspiracy against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
(CPEC) project would be foiled with the cooperation of the people.