Anti-U.S. Protesters in Karachi Met By Rangers and Police

Crowd dispersal ammunition used


KARACHI: A rally in Karachi in protest of an anti-Islam film met with shelling from police personnel on Monday as the demonstrators tried to march on the US Consulate, DawnNews reported.

The rally was being led by the Islami Jamiat-i-Talaba (IJT), the student wing of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI). The atmosphere turned tense when the protestors, demonstrating near the city's MT Khan road, tried to march towards the US Consulate located a small distance from the scene of the protest.