15 injured in clash between protesting teachers and police in Karachi

19:45, May 27, 2010      

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At least 15 teachers were injured and 150 others arrested during a clash between the protesting teachers and the police which broke out in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Thursday, said the local media.

According to the reports, hundreds of primary school teachers gathered in front of the Karachi Press Club, protesting against their low salaries and poor treatment.

The clash took place when the protesters tried to break through into the police-guarded Governor's House. Police used teargas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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