Pakistan Army Stops Protestors Mob Entering Pak Secretariat Building
ISLAMABAD: Clashes between police and unruly protestors of the PTI and PAT resumed Monday morning as mob entered a key government building in Islamabad’s Red Zone. However, the charged protestors were later stopped by army troops soon after entering Pak Secretariat building.
Amid heavy rain and thundershower within the federal capital, regarding protestors regrouped this morning for a fresh showdown with law-enforcers. Protesters pelted riot police with stones and some smashed up motorbikes with wooden night clubs. Police experimented with respond with teargas nevertheless the heavy rain appeared to really make it ineffective. The baton-yielding and stone throwing protestors crossed a distance of nearly one kilometer external the Parliament House and reached Pak Secretariat. They broke outer gate of your building and entered the premises after standoff with riot police deployed to protect the administrative building. The mob has seized an area within array of one kilometer of the Shahrah-e-Dastoor.
Earlier the protestors smashed windowpanes of several vehicles of government employees at PTV Chowk, before heading towards the Pak Secretariat. They also torched a container placed outside developing. The unruly mob also removed one or two shipping containers from your neighborhood road resulting in Prime Minister House. Many for this protestors are near Punjab House and attempting to enter the building. However, the riot police contingent is resisting surge of charged viewers. The riot police several points continued to resort aerial firing to disperse the stone-throwing mob. On Sunday night, Pakistan army called on the government and protesters to resolve their differences peacefully but ominously warned it was “committed to playing its part in ensuring security of the state”. The clashes have much left three dead, with nearly 500 people injured, including some children and nearly 100 police police. Violence started Saturday night when tens of thousands of supporters of PTI chief Imran Khan and PAT leader Tahir-ul-Qadri tried to storm Pm Nawaz Sharif’s house, demanding his resignation.