ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army has been summoned to protect the red zone and diplomatic enclave from demonstrators protesting against the anti-Islam film here.
Protesters pelted vehicles with stones near a five star hotel located close to the red zone. At least nine policemen have been injured during clashes with protesters. Police have used tear gas and baton charged protesters to disperse them.
Police and Rangers check posts have also been set ablaze by protesters.
The police had placed containers around the red zone as a precautionary measure to restrict the demonstrators from entering the area and marching towards the diplomatic enclave.