Charlie Hebdo Protesters Storm Christian School – Smash Windows
On Sunday the protesters clashed with police outside the French consulate in Karachi.
The protesters threw rocks at police.
Hundreds of students protesting against a French magazine for publishing blasphemous cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) stormed a Christian boys’ school demanding its closure, officials and police said Tuesday.
Four students were slightly hurt in the incident in the town of Bannu on Monday, which happened as students from local colleges and schools demonstrated against the cartoons printed in French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.
“A group of some 200 to 300 protesting students entered Panel High School after jumping its outer walls and forcibly opened the gates,” school principal Fredrick Farhan Das said.
He said the students who wanted the school to be shut damaged the property and smashed windows.
“This caused kind of a stampede, which slightly injured four students,” Das said.
He said the school remained closed on Tuesday in protest against the incident and will re-open on Wednesday.