| GEO Pakistan|
| Protests for establishment of Hazarah province continue|
| Updated at: 0934 PST, Tuesday, April 13, 2010|
ABBOTTABAD: The protests against renaming the province as Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw are today in full swing in various areas including Abbottabad and Mansehra, Geo News reported Tuesday.
Hazarah Action Committee continued its protests in favour of establishment of Hazarah province with protest demonstrations at Ghazi Kot, Sarband, Fawwarah Chawk, Mandian and Havailian.
The enraged protesters pelted stones and blocked the Karakoram Highway on two points by setting tyres on fire.
It should be mentioned that at least seven people were killed and over 100 injured in yesterday’s violence by police shelling and firing at the demonstrators.