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Pakistani police disperse Christian protesters day after suicide attacks

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 00:45

Pakistani police break up Christian protesters in Lahore with tear gas, a day after suicide bombers killed at least 16 people outside two churches. Gavino Garay reports.

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Police shoot tear gas and use water cannons to disperse protesters rioting Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, who managed to block a major thoroughfare. They're cracking down on the protesters a day after suicide bombers killed at least 16, outside two churches. The protesters are enraged over a lack of security for Christians in the majority-Muslim country, and they are taking the matter into their own hands. Many Christians blame the government for not doing enough to protect them, saying politicians are quick to offer their sympathies, but offer no concrete steps to bolster security.

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Pakistani police disperse Christian protesters day after suicide attacks

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 00:45