Pakistan, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Protest rally in Main Chowk – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

2023-12-06: Several people sustained injuries on Tuesday (5 December) following a violent clash between the security forces and the protestors on Main Chowk in Alpuri of Shangla District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. Reportedly, security forces baton-charged to clear the area.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.