September 1, 2014 / 7:44 AM / 3 years ago

Pakistan's PTV channel back on air, under army protection

A soldier from the Pakistan Rangers gestures to stop members of the media while walking with supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), during Revolution March towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad September 1, 2014. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s PTV channel returned to air on Monday after the army and paramilitary Rangers cleared its headquarters of protesters and put the building under protection.

Earlier a Reuters photographer saw the military escorting the demonstrators out of the building in central Islamabad in a peaceful and orderly way.

Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Jeremy Laurence

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