Protesters in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on 21/9/12
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Deadly film protests in Pakistan

Fifteen people have died as violent protests erupted on the streets of Pakistan's main cities in anger at an anti-Islam film made in the US.

Ten people were killed in the port city of Karachi and a further five died in the north-western city of Peshawar, hospital officials said.

Protesters also breached the diplomatic enclave in the capital, Islamabad, near the US embassy.

There has been widespread unrest over the amateur film, Innocence of Muslims.

The BBC's Orla Guerin reports.

  • 21 Sep 2012