Friday, September 21, 2012

Police fire rubber bullets to regain control of besieged U.S. embassy in Pakistan

Protesting against the blasphemous anti Islam fil made by an American, Thousands of protesters descended on the U.S. embassy in Pakistan today over an anti-Islam video causing police to fire live rounds and tear gas into the crowds, injuring 50 people. 

An estimated 5,000 demonstrators carrying the flags of hardline Islamist groups pelted police with stones as security forces tried to prevent them from reaching the embassy compound in Islamabad. 

The military were forced to intervene due to the size of the crowd, many of them students, and helicopters hovered overheard. Several policemen were injured in the clashes.

Read more:Daily Mail


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