ISLAMABAD:(APS)Nov 26,2017-As many as six people were killed and hundreds wounded as law enforcement agencies finally acted under court orders on Saturday to disperse protesters who had camped out at Islamabad’s Faizabad Interchange for nearly three weeks after the last of a series of deadlines given to them to disperse peacefully lapsed.
The six killed were identified as Hafiz Mohammad Adeel, Jahanzaib Butt, Abdul Rehman, Mohammad Sharjeel, Zohaib Ahmed and Mohammad Irfan.
A number of senior police officials, nine police officers and a polio vaccinator were injured in the clashes.
The senior police officials were injured when protesters who had occupied the Metro Bus Station at Shamasabad were invited for negotiations by Rawalpindi Police chief Israr Abbasi.
However, the ambushed the officials, injuring Abbasi and SP Syed Ali.