ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf supporters have started their protests at different places in the country, on Friday.
Earlier, the PTI leaders Asad Umar and Fawad Chaudhry called for countrywide protests and strike against the gun attack on the party Chairman Imran Khan after the Friday prayers today.
The female supporters of the PTI have started assembling outside the Islamabad Press Club.
The Insaf Students Federation (ISF) also staged a protest in the Islamic University.
However, during their protest, the PTI supporters in Faizabad became violent and clashed with police.
They started pelting police with stones.
A large number of police and FC officials have been deployed in Faizabad to control the fiery crowd.
In his tweet posted on Friday, PTI Secretary General Asad Umar announced: “Today, after the Friday prayers, there will be protests across the country. The nationwide protest will continue until Imran Khan’s demand is met.”
Meanwhile, former information minister and PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry has called for a countrywide strike urging people to take part in it.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Fawad wrote: “Tehreek-e-Insaf has called for a nationwide strike after Friday prayers. Every Pakistani should participate in this protest.”
Soon after the attack on Imran Khan, the PTI workers and supporters on Thursday came out on streets for staging protests in many parts of the country.
Workers in Faisalabad came out in the Jinnah Colony Chowk on Narwala road to protest against their leader being shot at.
PTI workers announced to stage a sit-in in different areas of Karachi against this heinous act. Many workers gathered at Power House and Insaf House in Karachi last night.
In Rawalpindi, the protestors came out on Murree road. The PTI leader Fayaz-Ul-Hassan Chohan announced that he would be taking the protest rally to Faizabad.
The protesters blocked the Murree road from one side.
In Bannu, the PTI workers blocked the Mir Insha road for all kind of traffic.
Slogans against the rulers and the establishment were also raised during the protests in Bannu.
The PTI workers also protested in Mianwali, the home town of Imran Khan. They blocked all the exit points of Watta Khel Chowk in the city by burning tyres inducing massive roadblocks.
MNA Amjad Ali Khan was leading the Mianwali protest along with District General Secretary Ameer Khan.