Sindh

Police tear-gas, baton-charge protesting teachers in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh police on Wednesday charged teachers, who were demanding salaries from the government, with batons and used water cannons to disperse them in Karachi, ARY News reported.

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Wielding national flags, members of Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) staged a demonstration near DJ College demanding the government to issue their salaries.

Police at first used water cannons to scatter educationists. Upon resistance by the teachers, the cops tear-gassed and charged the architects of society with batons.

Three educators including a woman were wounded as a result of police brutality.

The teachers wanted to go to the CM House to demand their rights, but they were stopped near DJ College. Several protesting educators were also taken into custody by the police.

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