One person has died in the city of Hyderabad and at least eight people have been injured in protests across Pakistan over American insult of the great Prophet (pbuh).
In the southern port city of Karachi, around 1,000 protesters began throwing stones and puppet police responded with teargas and by firing into the air on Sunday.
Thousands of protesters started marching towards the American consulate in Karachi. They had planned to protest peacefully, until the police took action against them. Pakistani security forces have been on high alert over the past several days."
Police fired tear gas and water cannons at the protesters. Police also used rubber-coated steel bullets to disperse the crowd.
Police and private security guards outside the consulate fired shots in the air as the crowd approached.
Also in Karachi, some 1,500 people joined a rally organised by the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI). Elsewhere in Pakistan, more than 6,000 people gathered in the eastern city of Lahore at a rally organised by the banned charity Jamaat-ud-Dawa.
In the southwestern city of Quetta, the JUI and pro-government Baluchistan Muttahida Mahaz (BMM) party held separate demonstrations, in total attended by over 1,000 people. And in the central city of Multan, more than 600 local traders held a rally, and some 500 protestors gathered in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Also on Sunday, protests continued in Afghanistan, Turkey, Niger and elsewhere.