Four Pakistani Police Officers Killed, Hundreds Wounded in Clashes Between Pakistan Islamist Group and Police in Row Over French Cartoons

People walk past barriers put up to block the road and stop the protest rally of the banned Islamist political party Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) demanding the release of their leader and the expulsion of the French ambassador over cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan October 27, 2021. REUTERS/Waseem Khan

Four Pakistani police were killed and hundreds wounded when armed activists from a banned Islamist group clashed with security forces at a anti-blasphemy demonstration near the eastern city of Lahore, officials said.

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SOURCE: Reuters – By Mubasher Bukhari and Asif Shahzad; Reporting by Simon Lewis; Additional reporting by Maria Caspani in New York; Editing by Mark Porter and Steve Orlofsky