Mob breaches Pakistan's government zone

Posted: August 20, 2014 at 4:57 a.m.

Supporters of Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan dance on the lyrics of a song in Khan's support, during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Khan on Monday announced to lead thousands of anti-government protesters into the high security Red Zone as his 48 hours deadline for government to step down ending Tuesday.

Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's Parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.

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