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Rage in Pakistan as protesters try to storm U.S. embassy

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 00:56

Sept. 20 - Police clash with protesters trying to make their way to the U.S embassy in the Pakistani capital. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Hundreds of angry protesters try to make their way to the U.S. embassy in Islamabad. The crowd cheers as protesters overturn a shipping container used to block the diplomatic enclave which houses the U.S. embassy and other foreign missions. They are venting their rage over a U.S made film that mocks the Prophet Mohammad. They try to break down the barriers. Police use tear gas to stem the violence. Demonstrators are arrested Buildings are set on fire. The unrest could grow Friday although the government has already declared Friday as "Love the Prophet Day," and has called for peaceful protests.

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Rage in Pakistan as protesters try to storm U.S. embassy

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 00:56