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Shah suggests seeking army’s help to quell Islamabad protest

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah advised the government on Tuesday to seek the help of Pakistan army to evict defiant protesters from the Faizabad Interchange. Speaking to the media, he said the government was constitutionally empowered to call in the military to assist civilian authorities to quell the protest of a religious or any other group. Commenting on the bill the opposition is going to table in today‚Äôs session of the lower house, he said the opposition would make…

Deadlock persists as Islamabad protest continues for 16th consecutive day

ISLAMABAD: The hundreds of activists and supporters of Tehreek Labaik Ya Rasool Allah continued on Tuesday the blockade of Faizabad Interchange for the 16th consecutive day. The stalemate between the government and the protesters is persisting as the fourth round of talks between the two sides ended inconclusively the previous day. The protesters have occupied the Faizabad Interchange, which connects Rawalpindi and Islamabad, multiplying hardships of the people of the twin cities. On Monday, the government convened…