PESHAWAR - In order to block NATO supplies to Afghanistan via Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, activists and workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its allied parties continued their sit-in for the ninth consecutive days on supplies routs in four districts of the province on Sunday.

Besides, a container carrying items for NATO forces was sent back from Khair Abad Bridge in district Nowshera. The participating workers vowed that they would actively attend the scheduled sit-in in front of the Parliament on December 5.

The protest and sit-in camps have been set up at different points in four districts of the province which included Peshawar, Nowshera, Kohat and Dera Ismail Khan. These camps have also been attended by traders and people belonging to different walks of life on Sunday.

Carrying their party’s flags and banners, the PTI and JI workers have been protesting and set up sit-in camps for the last nine days, and on daily basis, workers of these parties gather at these points stopping NATO containers.

In Peshawar, one sit-in camp has been established on Motorway interchange, where dozens of PTI and JI workers assembled, while workers from nearby district Charsadda also accompanied them in the camp. Similarly another camp is set up near Hayatabad tool plaza, where the party workers blocked the supplies, apart from workers, elders, elected representatives of these parties and their office-bearers have been actively participating in these camps.

Similarly in Nowshera district, the hometown of KPK Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, a sit-in camp has been set up at Khaier Abad Bridge where PTI workers gathered to block NATO supplies. Moreover, the party’s workers from Swabi district also joined them. They also stopped a NATO container carrying items and was sent back.

In Kohat, a sit-in was held at Jurma Chowk, while in Dera Ismail Khan, PTI sit-in was also continued for the ninth consecutive day. The workers of the PTI’s allied parties JI and AJI also attended these sit-ins and vowed that these protests and sit-ins would continue until drone strikes are stopped.

Talking to media persons, PTI KPK spokesman Ishtiaq Urmar said that a large number of party workers would attend a sit-in in front of the Parliament on December 5. He alleged that the federal government has failed in fulfilling its own promises with the nation. The participants of these camps said that the sit-ins would continue until the US drones are stopped.