Supporters of the banned Islamist political party Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) block a road during a protest in Lahore on April 18. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of the banned Islamist political party Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) block a road during a protest in Lahore on April 18. Photo: Reuters
Pakistan

Pakistan Islamists take police hostage as anti-France protests continue

  • Police say a senior officer and two paramilitary were among the six being held hostage by the Tehrik-i-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) group in Lahore
  • The banned hardline Islamist group has been calling for the expulsion of the French ambassador over the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad

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Supporters of the banned Islamist political party Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) block a road during a protest in Lahore on April 18. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of the banned Islamist political party Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) block a road during a protest in Lahore on April 18. Photo: Reuters
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