ISLAMABAD - After violent clashes erupted between the workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Faisalabad, a meeting of Core Committee will be held today in Islamabad to discuss its future action plan of protests as part of its announced 'Plan C'.

Party chief Imran Khan will chair the meeting, an office bearer of the media wing of PTI confirmed on Monday.

Background discussions with some PTI leaders indicate that the core committee not only will discuss the Faisalabad violence but also deliberate upon he future strategy of the party to hold protests in Karachi and Lahore followed by countrywide shutdown as part of its Plan C.

"The core committee will mull over the option to expand the protests in other cities of the country," an insider of PTI said adding that the committee would also decide either protests should be started in bigger cities continuously. However, he said that PTI believed that Plan C of its protests has stricken well. Imran also termed his protest in Faisalabad as successful and held the ruling PML-N responsible for the incidents of violence that erupted there during his party's protest as well as the killing of his party's worker there in a firing incident.

Meanwhile, the senior PTI leadership announced a countrywide day of mourning to protest against the killing of its worker in Faisalabad. After the killing of PTI worker in Faisalabad, the protest demonstrations of the party spread all over the country including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, Sialkot and Peshawar.

Earlier in the day, PTI Chairman Imran Khan, before leaving for Faisalabad, while talking to media at his residence in Bani Gala warned the PML-N led federal and provincial governments of serious consequences if they continue using violent means against the peaceful protestors.

"We will not remain peaceful if they continued using violence and will confront them in Lahore protest on December 12," Khan said.