Pakistan halts protest convoy

Politician led 9-mile parade to oppose drone strikes

Posted: October 8, 2012 at 4:59 a.m.

Supporters of opposition politician Imran Khan march Sunday on the outskirts of Tank, Pakistan, to protest U.S. drone attacks. The group was turned back near the border with Afghanistan by Pakistan’s military.

The Pakistani military blocked a convoy carrying thousands of Pakistanis and a small contingent of U.S. anti-war activists from entering a lawless tribal region along the border with Afghanistan on Sunday to protest American drone strikes.

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