CNN PRODUCER NOTE alimusmani photographed protesting in Karachi, Pakistan, on September 16 in front of the U.S. consulate. He says there were thousands of people at the protest and security officials were called onto the scene, shooting the air as a way to deter protesters from approaching the embassy. He says the protests were in reaction to the anti-Islamic film that went viral over the Internet earlier in the week. 'They were condemning the shameful act of insulting beloved Prophet Muhammad -- peace be upon him -- again and again by the western world, either by cartoons, or movie, or burning Holy Book Quran. They were also demanding that the U.S. is responsible for it, and should have to leave the country, we do not want any further U.S. thralldom,' he said.
- Jareen, CNN iReport producer
It is Sunday,16th of September, 2012, where protesters are approaching the US consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, located at Mai Kolachi Bypass Road. The protest began at about 1st half on the day, where Police and Law Enforcement Agencies took their position to stop them while approaching US Consulate.
The protesters follow the M.T khan Route, to record the peaceful protest in front of US Consulate. As they reached there, their leader asked the police and law enforcement agencies to be with the protester, few minutes later, the police and law enforcement agencies opened fire in air, and also used water cannon , and Tear Gas to spread the protester as they were about to reach the US consulate.
Till Final Report, the protester were at the gate of US consulate and throwing stones.they also burned the traffic Police station, while in return attempt, to stop the protester one man died, along with 5 to 6 casualty reported.
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