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ISLAMABAD: The capital descended into chaos on Wednesday with police arresting some authorities workers and forcing again others with tear fuel, all of whom had gathered to demand higher pay.

Thick plumes of smoke blanketed the Structure Avenue, the place the protest came about. The highway comprises all of the landmark authorities buildings — the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the Prime Minister’s Workplace, the workplace of the Ministry of International Affairs, the Nationwide Library of Pakistan, the Supreme Court docket of Pakistan, the Federal Shariat Court docket, Cupboard Block in addition to the workplace of the Auditor Common of Pakistan.

It additionally comprises the Parliament Home, the vacation spot that the federal government workers had set out for as they marched from Pakistan Secretariat.

Because the decided demonstrators, which included Girl Well being Staff, continued to march and began bypassing containers, police needed to resort to tear fuel shelling to disperse them.

Federal authorities workers collect to march towards the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021.  — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Federal authorities workers react as police fired teargas shells to disperse them whereas attempting to march towards the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Policemen hearth teargas shells towards federal authorities workers to disperse them as they march towards the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Policemen arrest a federal authorities worker whereas he was marching towards the Parliament Home together with others throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021.  — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
A closeup of a policeman firing teargas shells towards federal authorities workers to disperse them as they march towards the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021.  — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Federal authorities workers stand in a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Thick smoke blankets the complete Structure Avenue, as police hearth teargas shells to disperse demonstratirs as they march towards the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Federal authorities workers react as police fired teargas shells to disperse them as they march towards the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
A policeman fires a teargas shell to disperse federal authorities employees as they attempt to march in the direction of the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
A policeman fires a teargas shell to disperse federal authorities employees as they attempt to march in the direction of the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Policemen cease federal authorities employees as they attempt to march in the direction of the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Federal authorities employees disperse as police hearth teargas shells as they struggle march in the direction of the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021.  — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
A policeman fires a teargas shell to disperse federal authorities employees as they attempt to march in the direction of the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
A federal authorities worker places water on a teargas shell fired by police as they attempt to march in the direction of the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi
Federal authorities employees pray on a avenue amid teargas fired by police as they march in the direction of the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi

Header picture: Federal authorities workers react as police fired teargas shells to disperse them whereas attempting to march towards the Parliament Home throughout a protest to demand increased wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. — AFP/Aamir Qureshi

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