ISLAMABAD- Government-run schools and colleges were reopened today in Islamabad where three weeks of protests had disrupted normal life since August 14.

After four-time extension in summer vacations owing to protest in Islamabad, authorities announced to reopen 33 educational institutions.

Reports said 27 of the 33 institutions are still occupied by police personnel called from different cities of Punjab and Azad Kashmir to tackle marches by PTI and PAT.

Thin attendance was witnessed in government-run schools and colleges on the first day today.