Islamabad: Thousands of people stormed the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad on Thursday during protest rally over anti-Islam film. The crowd damaged billboards and signal lights in the area even as the police found themselves vastly outnumbered by the protestors.
The Pakistan Army has been summoned while protestors pelted stones on vehicles and buildings near the diplomatic area. Police fired tear gas shells as the protests spread.
Police say several protestors were still marching towards Islamabad from Rawalpindi and more protests are expected on Friday
The area has embassies of India, the USA, United Kingdom and several other countries. According to reports all Indian Embassy employees are safe.