Armed clashes in Multan (Punjab province) resulted in the deaths of at least ten people on Wednesday, June 5. According to local sources, two rival groups opened fire on each other following Eid prayers on Wednesday in Multan's Jalalpur district, killing ten people and wounding at least nine others. A heightened security presence is likely around mosques in Multan. Retaliatory violence is possible in the coming days.
Individuals in Multan are advised to remain vigilant for militant and criminal behavior, avoid large crowds as a precaution, and anticipate a heightened security presence.
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