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Pakistan: Tear gas prevents 'Death to America' rally reaching US Consulate02:05

Pakistan: Tear gas prevents 'Death to America' rally reaching US Consulate

Pakistan, Karachi
August 27, 2017 at 16:17 GMT -00:00 · Published

Riot police prevented an anti-US rally from marching to the US Consulate in Karachi, Sunday. Tear gas was deployed and police baton-charged the protesters. Later, talks were held at which demonstrators reportedly agreed to disperse.

The protesters were marching to demonstrate against recent remarks by US President Donald Trump in which he accused Pakistan of harbouring terrorists.

The participants of the rally reportedly pelted stones at police and chanted anti-US slogans, including 'Death to America.'

Pakistan: Tear gas prevents 'Death to America' rally reaching US Consulate02:05
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Riot police prevented an anti-US rally from marching to the US Consulate in Karachi, Sunday. Tear gas was deployed and police baton-charged the protesters. Later, talks were held at which demonstrators reportedly agreed to disperse.

The protesters were marching to demonstrate against recent remarks by US President Donald Trump in which he accused Pakistan of harbouring terrorists.

The participants of the rally reportedly pelted stones at police and chanted anti-US slogans, including 'Death to America.'

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