At least 66 policemen injured in clashes with Islamabad protestors


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ISLAMABAD: At least 66 policemen have been injured during clashes with protestors staging a sit-in here at the Faizabad Interchange in Islamabad, a police official said Saturday.

Clashes erupted when the operation to clear Faizabad Interchange from protesters began early morning.

Heavy contingents of police, Frontier Constabulary and Rangers were deployed, who used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

The official said four inspectors Abdul Jabbar, Qasim Niazi, Nazar Muhammad Qureshi and Zulfiqar were also injured.— APP