The other fatality was an eight-year-old boy shot in the face by a bullet fired by a demonstrator, said Shahid Khan, a police officer.At least 45 people were being treated for injuries in two state-run hospitals, he said.
Gunfire was heard on Wednesday near a burning KFC restaurant as police used tear gas and batons to fight back thousands of protesters blocking one of the city's main streets. The massive crowd went on a rampage, torching businesses and fighting police.
Mobile companies torched
The rioters ransacked the offices of Telenor, the Norwegian mobile phone company, witnesses said. They also burnt a
KFC restaurant, three cinemas and offices of Mobilink - the main mobile phone operator in the country.
A bus terminal operated by Daewoo, the Korean conglomerate, was torched, police said.
Hundreds of Afghan refugees
Hundreds of Afghan refugees joined the protest in
Many were chanting "Death to
Others burnt Danish flags and effigies of the Danish prime minister.
Most shops, public transport and other businesses were closed in the city.
Music shops attacked
As police battled protesters in
Attiq Wazir, a police official, said protesters set fire to 30 shops in Tank selling music CDs and DVDs.
Suspected Islamic hardliners had issued warnings to music shops to close in Tank, on the edge of
One policeman was injured when a protester opened fire to resist arrest, another police official said.
As the violence raged in
Some 1500 students surprised police by staging an unannounced rally outside
Shafqat, a senior police official.
Western outlets including KFC
Shafqat said the students beat up a police officer anddisrupted traffic on a main road. He said: "It all happened suddenly, and we are trying to control the situation."
On Tuesday, thousands of protesters went on a rampage in
Two people died and police detained 125 people.
Violent protests also erupted in the capital,
They damaged cars and a bank building, but were quickly expelled from the area with tear gas and water cannons.
Naeem Iqbal, the
A violent protest happened on Monday in
The cartoons first appeared in
Many Muslims regard any depiction of the prophet as blasphemous. Newspapers publishing the pictures, however, have asserted their news value or the right to freedom of expression.
Source: Al JazeeraLast Mod: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16