Operation underway to end Tehreek Labaik sit-in, Army summoned

25 Nov, 2017 4:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An operation is underway to end the Tehreek Labaik sit-in going on for the last 19 days at Faizabad.

The police, FC and Rangers are participating in the operation going on for the last seven hours.

Meanwhile, the Interior Ministry has summoned the Army for peace under Article 245 of the Constitution. A notification in this regard has been issued.

The security forces tear gassed the protesters and fired rubber bullets to disperse them. Dozens of protesters and officials were injured.

Meanwhile, several protesters have been arrested and shifted to different police stations. The protesters also set several vehicles on fire.

On the other hand, 186 injured were brought to PIMS Hospital. Several injured were discharged after first-aid.

Several police officers, including the CPO, were injured in the clash with the protesters.

Earlier before the operation, an emergency was declared in hospitals located in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

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