Clashes at Karachi airport ‘kill one’

Pakistani police uses water cannon to disperse protesters in KarachiImage copyright

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Police used water cannon to disperse protesters

Pakistani security forces and protesters have clashed at Karachi airport, leaving at least one person dead, reports say.

Staff at the national carrier Pakistan International Airlines were protesting against privatisation plans.

Several people have been injured as police responded with tear gas, water cannon and batons.

Police denied having opened fire on protesters, who broke through the cargo gate.

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