Peshawar: Police baton-charge protesting doctors

Peshawar: Police baton-charge protesting doctors
Peshawar: Police baton-charged the doctors protesting against Regional Health Authority on Friday morning, GNN reported.

Reportedly, around 10 doctors have been arrested in baton-charge.

In order to protest against the privatization of hospitals, doctors and paramedical staff had decided to stage a rally from Lady Reading Hospital till Assembly Chowk. However, police in a bid to stop protestors baton-charged them.

Around 10 doctors were arrested and many individuals, including women sustained injuries.

Police also used tear gas to disperse protestors and more police personnel were called to deal with any emergency situation.