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Check out the latest situation in Islamabad following the PTI’s long march into the city.

In Lahore, police use tear gas and clash with PTI workers.

Police are on high alert after clashing with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters in an attempt to halt the party’s ‘Azadi March.’

As protesters converged on Bati and Bhatti chowk to begin their march on Islamabad, police clashed with them. When police officers tried to stop PTI supporters from moving forward, they used tear gas.

To disperse PTI workers at Batti Chowk in Lahore, police used tear gas and removed barriers that were blocking the routes.

The PTI Lahore Chapter had requested that its members gather at Batti Chowk, from where they would travel to Islamabad. When party workers removed barriers while police fired tear gas shells to clear the area, the two sides clashed. The marchers were also stopped in the Shahdara area, according to PTI’s official Twitter account. The shipping container had been removed, according to the party.

Hammad Azhar, the PTI leader, has arrived at Batti Chowk. On his way to Islamabad, he managed to get past the roadblocks and reach GT Road.

Former health minister Yasmeen Rashid’s car was also surrounded by police to prevent her from moving forward. She also attempted to prevent the cops from taking her car keys. Roadblocks have also been set up in Faisalabad, Gujranwala, and other Punjabi cities.

The party has called a sit-in at Numaish Chowrangi in Karachi. The provincial government has banned all rallies and public gatherings, according to traffic police, so MA Jinnah road and its surrounding areas have been closed.

One road leading from Numais to People’s Chowrangi has been blocked; Corridor 3 New Preedy Street from Saddar Dawakhana road leading to People Chowrangi has also been blocked; and Nizami Road (leading from Lines areas to Numaish) has also been blocked.

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is planning to launch the ‘Azadi March’ to Islamabad to press for early elections.

Imran Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party, will arrive in Swabi by helicopter from Peshawar, leading the procession from Ambar Interchange.

A public meeting and sit-in are planned for the Srinagar Highway, formerly known as Kashmir Avenue.

Yasmin Rashid’s car had its windows smashed.

When PTI leader Dr Yasmin Rashid was driving towards Batti Chowk in Lahore, police attacked her car and broke the windscreen.

When police removed barriers placed to block the routes in Lahore’s Batti Chowk, they used tear gas to disperse PTI workers.

Former health minister Yasmin Rashid’s car was surrounded by police in an attempt to prevent her from moving forward. According to a video circulating on social media, a PTI supporter approached the officers and verbally abused them.

Meanwhile, Yasmin attempted to prevent the cops from taking her car keys. Dr. Yasmin Rashid got into an argument with police officers stationed in the city to prevent party workers from leaving.

Police officers told the PTI leader that she could not go, but she ignored them and continued driving. The police used a baton charge to break the vehicle’s windscreen, but she managed to escape.

The Lahore chapter of the Pakistan People’s Party had asked its members to gather at the Batti Chowk today, from where they would depart for Islamabad. Several party members were arrested during the clashes.


Yasmeen Rashid and Andleeb Abbas have been detained in Lahore.

Dr. Yasmeen Rashid and Andleeb Abbas, senior leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), were arrested by Punjab police on Wednesday in Lahore.

The arrested leaders were on their way to Islamabad for the Azadi long march when they were apprehended by police in the city’s Timber Market area.

According to reports, Lahore police have been dispatched to prevent Azadi Long March participants from reaching Islamabad.

Earlier in the day, police broke the windscreen of Rashid’s car as she drove towards Batti Chowk in Lahore.

See latest situation of Islamabad after PTI’s long march entered the city


Drone footage of the PTI’s Azadi March from KPK to Islamabad.



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