(BBC) Deadly film protests in Pakistan

At least 19 people have died as violent protests erupted on the streets of Pakistan’s main cities in anger at an anti-Islam film made in the US.

Fourteen people were killed in the port city of Karachi and a further five died in the north-western city of Peshawar, hospital officials said.

Protesters clashed with police outside the diplomatic enclave in the capital, Islamabad, near the US embassy.

Makes the heart sad–read it all.


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One comment on “(BBC) Deadly film protests in Pakistan

  1. Charles52 says:

    But praise where praise is due:

    Thousands of Libyans joined a march in Benghazi against Islamist militia who have been blamed for an attack in which the US ambassador and three other American officials were killed

    from the CNN article.