Pakistan police clash with protesters outside French consulate

January 16, 2015 10:26 AM

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KARACHI (Reuters) - About 200 protesters clashed on Friday with Pakistani police outside the French consulate in the southern port city of Karachi after a demonstration against the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent.

A Reuters photographer said some of the protesters appeared armed with guns and he saw them firing shots after security forces used water cannon and tear gas to stop the crowd advancing on the French consulate.

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