Friday, September 21, 2012

Pakistan hit by anti-Islam video protests

Al Jazeera
September 21, 2012

The US embassy in the Pakisani capital has become the latest target of protesters angry at an anti-Islam video that triggered protests in the Arab and Muslim world.

Hundreds of students from various colleges and educational institutions in Islamabad clashed with police on Thursday as they were being blocked from reaching the embassy.

Students pelted the police with stones, and the police retaliated by firing tear gas shells.

Several students were injured when policemen hurled the stones back at the crowd.

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