ISLAMABAD : In a move to prevent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers from participating in November 2 protest, the authorities have blocked all the major roads leading to the federal capital, causing great inconvenience to the party activists as well as common people.

Reportedly, police have placed shipping containers at Rashkai Interchange and Khairabad Bridge.

To stop rallies coming from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, heavy contingents of police personnel have been deployed on various roads leading to Islamabad .

Peshawar to Islamabad Motorway has been closed at the Swabi Interchange while barricades have also been placed at Mardan and Nowshera road.

On the other hand, police in different cities of Punjab have warned transporters against facilitating PTI workers