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.
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