JournalismPakistan.com September 21, 2012
PESHAWAR: Mohammad Amir, a driver working for a television channel was killed Friday in Peshawar as protests over an anti-Islam film turned violent.
In all seven people got killed and over 60 injured in the provincial capital on a day declared “Love for Prophet (PBUH) Day” by the government.
Reports said Amir got hit by police bullets while in his vehicle parked close to a cinema house. He succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.
The protesters set on fire two cinemas and damaged some other buildings including the Chamber of Commerce.
A DawnNews cameraman was injured in Lahore that too saw violence related to the film. His name was not immediately known.
Protests took place in all major cities including Islamabad.
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