Pakistan, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Ongoing protest in Karachi – Sindh, Pakistan

2024-07-02: According to the sources on Tuesday (2 July), an ongoing protest has been reported at Nishtar Road in Karachi, Sindh against K-electric due to a 16-hour power outage, leading to a road blockade and clashes between residents and security officials. The situation involved the use of batons, tear gas, and gunfire into the air, resulting in property damage and several arrests.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.