Violence In Islamabad: A civil war-like situation has arisen in the neighboring country of Pakistan. Pakistan is burning in the fire of protest. Imran Khan’s attack against the Shahbaz government continues. The Azadi March of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan had reached Islamabad demanding new elections. When this gathering of PTI supporters gathered in thousands of numbers entered the capital of Pakistan late at night, there was a long jam. However, there was a lot of violence before the entry. Imran Khan’s supporters set fire to a metro station in Islamabad.
Violence and Arson in Islamabad
After this, high flames of fire were seen there. Some similar pictures came out from different cities in Pakistan on Wednesday. During the violent protests, many supporters of Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf were arrested by the police on Wednesday. Supporters of Imran Khan’s party PTI took to the streets to demand thousands of whether Karachi, whether Lahore. But the Shahbaz government, which was in power, went through this exasperation. Heavy police force was deployed to stop the supporters of Imran Khan. Tear gas shells were fired, lathi-charged. In response, angry supporters also threw stones. At the same time, hundreds of activists were also arrested.
Several PTI workers were arrested on Wednesday, May 25 after a clash broke out b/w them & police as PTI chief & former Pak PM Imran Khan flagged off protest march towards Islamabad
In recent aftermath of the clash, Islamabad’s Metro station was set on fire: Pakistan’s Samaa news pic.twitter.com/lgeKaESDmY
— ANI (@ANI) May 25, 2022
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) president Imran Khan on Tuesday planned to continue the party’s “Azadi March” despite the Pakistan government’s decision to halt the long march towards Islamabad. Khan had said in Peshawar that he would lead the “largest procession in the history of Pakistan” on Wednesday. The PTI president’s speech came after the nationwide police crackdown against PTI members and leaders.
What is the whole matter?
Earlier, on May 24, more than 100 activists of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, the party of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, were arrested by the Pakistan Police. These PTI workers were holding a planned demonstration till the federal capital Islamabad demanding early general elections in Pakistan, after which they were arrested by the Pakistan Police. Police later confirmed that the arrests were made at the behest of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) ruling coalition. Action was started on the workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) late on Monday night.
PTI chief Khan had urged the government to dissolve the Federal Assembly and hold elections. PTI’s protests intensified to emphasize these demands. After this, the agitators united to protest in Islamabad on 25 May and during that time there was heavy violence. Musrat Cheema, information secretary of PTI’s Punjab unit, had told on Tuesday, “Police have so far arrested more than 100 PTI activists, including a woman MLA Rashida Khanum, from different parts of Punjab province for taking them to the ‘Azadi March’. be prevented from reaching Islamabad to participate.
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