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Pakistani forces escort protesters out of PTV headquarters
September 1, 2014 / 7:30 AM / 3 years ago

Pakistani forces escort protesters out of PTV headquarters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani paramilitary forces escorted anti-government protesters out of the headquarters in Islamabad of the state television channel PTV on Monday and placed the building under army protection, a Reuters witness said.

A supporter (2nd R) of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), lifts up the hand of a Pakistan Army soldier, during the Revolution March towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad September 1, 2014. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

There were no signs of violence and the protesters were seen leaving the building peacefully.

Reporting by Zohra Bensemra Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Robert Birsel

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