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In Pictures: Pakistani protesters clash with police

Pakistani protesters clash with police and soldiers. Protests descended into deadly chaos over the weekend, with demonstrators clashing with police in a central area near many government buildings.

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Pakistani protesters push a container place by police to block protesters in Islamabad.

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A policeman raises his stick as he calls for fellow policemen to disperse anti-government protesters during the Revolution March towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad.

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Policemen run away from anti-government protesters during the Revolution March towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad.

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Supporters of Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri flash victory signs near government offices in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistan's former cricket celebrity Imran Khan addresses his supporters in Islamabad.

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Pakistan army troops arrive to take positions at red zone, an area occupied by protesters, near Prime Minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani protesters collect tear gas shells and cartridges police fired to disperse crowds in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani protesters gather next to damaged vehicles during clashes with police in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani troops stand guard as supporters of anti-government Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri stage a sit in protest close to Prime Minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani protesters hold sticks and chant slogans after intruding the state television building in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Anti-government protesters clash with riot police during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

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A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, a Sufi cleric and leader of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party, lies on the ground while soldiers from the Pakistan Rangers block a road leading to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's house, during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

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A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, a Sufi cleric and leader of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party, shouts slogans while soldiers from the Pakistan Rangers block a road leading to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's house, during the Revolution March in Islamabad.

ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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