Tear-gas and rubber bullets have been used by police, while protesters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) have responded with pelting stones, cutters, hammers, axes. – were held back with tear gas, batons and rubber bullets outside the prime minister’s official residence and the adjacent parliament building.
The clashes come on the 14th day of sit-ins in the capital, which had thus far remained without incident.Protesters have broken the gates of Parliament House using a truck and have entered the compound.Two people have died while more than 400 people have been injured so far as a result of the clashes. The protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif After a night of clashes, protesters regrouped on Sunday and repeatedly clashed with the heavy deployment of security forces. Some 25,000 people marched on the prime minister’s house late Saturday after talks with the government mediated by the army failed to end the political deadlock.