Imran Khan’s Azadi March enters Islamabad, police use teargas
Pakistan’s Geo News reported that their office was being attacked as Imran Khan’s Azadi march reached the D Chowk on Thursday. Heavy shelling of tear gas was also witnessed in the capital Islamabad.
Islamabad: In the capital Islamabad, where ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Azadi March entered, police fired teargas and baton-charged supporters of the march. The army was deployed by current PM Shehbaz Sharif. Pakistan armed force was sent to safeguard the red zone of Islamabad and imperative designs like the parliament house, the high court of Pakistan, the Presidency, Pakistan Secretariat.
Police used heaving shelling on reporters which turned the Capital city of Islamabad into a warzone when on Thursday morning. PTI, Imran Khan’s party claimed that police fired openly on who gathered in the Lahore Liberation chowk area. Yasmin Rashod PTI's boss told, that her vehicle was gone after by the police. Amid that, a tree was torched to fire by Azadi march PTI workers. The march was permitted by Pakistan’s supreme court to hold near Peshawar mor between the H-9 and G-9 areas of Islamabad.
The nearby film recorded the fight between the walk allies and the Pakistani police, as the police beat the allies, annihilated their vehicles, and captured some of them. Both the entry and exit of Islamabad have been blocked by protestors from all over the Punjab province and Grand Trunk Road. Khan and his party have filed a petition to the supreme court to lift the restrictions for Azadi March.
The D chowk which is located in the capital of Pakistan Islamabad was blocked with containers but PTI supporters brought a crane to remove the container, that was placed in the way of their long march. Imran Khan reportedly dismissed the rumors; we are moving towards Islamabad and absolutely no question of the deal with the government. The ousted Prime Minister reaches on a helicopter to lead the ongoing protest in Swabia on May 25, 2022. A huge crowd of supporters surrounded ex PM's car and stretched a handshake for Ousted Imran Khan.
Along with the Islamabad crisis, Pakistan’s forex reserves have hit the lowest level since December 2019 at $16.6 billion and that ended May 6, from $10.3 billion. The crash of the Pakistani rupee and rapid inflation have strangulated the economy and put the politicians in turmoil, which has created unrest in the country. Prime minister Shehbaz Sharif is facing a trying time to secure the revival of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Pakistan’s need of the hour is fast foreign currency flow to meet its ends. However, the Pakistan government is planning to cut the costly subsidies and other former government policies.