Army secures PTV office protests continue
پاک فوج اور رینجرز نے پاکستان ٹیلی ویژن کی عمارت کو مظاہرین سے خالی کراکر کنٹرول سنبھال لیا ہے۔
PTV transmission restored in Islamabad
Pakistan Television (PTV) network transmission, which was stopped in Islamabad when protesters broke inside its building, has been restored
Qadri orders supporters to follow Pak Army’s directives
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri directed the protesters to follow orders issued by the Pakistan Army.
“Don’t cross any boundaries set by the army,” Qadri said, adding that the army fights for the protection of people.
PTI protesters not inside PTV office, says Imran
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said PTI protesters had not broken into the Pakistan Television (PTV) network building, adding that if any PTI protesters were discovered inside, they would be kicked out from the party.
“I appeal to the protesters to refrain from any harmful activity within the area and also refrain from acts that would defame the party,” he said.
The plan to oust the PML-N led government and topple Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power is reaching critical mass.
The last 48 hours saw the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) anti-government protests morph Islamabad’s Red Zone from a concert ground to a bloody battlefield, with at least three people killed and hundreds injured.
The deadly confrontation shows little signs of letting up, as both Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri have encouraged their supporters to battle on, while negotiations with the government appear to be going nowhere – despite the Pakistan Army playing the role of ‘mediator’.
Demanding Sharif’s resignation, the protesters remain camped outside government offices, armed with sticks and wearing gas masks, tried to break through police lines.