Riots broke out on the streets of Pakistan following the revelation that double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis was released over a 'blood-money' deal, and hundreds of protesters attempted to attack the US
Consulate building in Lahore on Wednesday evening.
Police wielded to batons, fired warning shots and resorted to tear-gas shelling to control the mob trying to attack the consulate, The Nation reports.
The police also badly tortured a reporting crew of a news channel while they were covering the protests live from the site.
Davis' release sparked countrywide angry protests, and a large number of protesters- mostly belonging to religious and opposition political parties- converged outside the Lahore Press Club soon after the local media flashed the news. More...