PESHAWAR - To block Nato supplies via Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, sit-ins continued for the 13th consecutive day on Thursday, while workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its allied parties sent three Nato containers, which were on way to Afghanistan, back.

To record a strong protest against the US drone strikes, PTI, JI and AJI - three major political parties that have been governing the KPK for the last six months - have been staging protests and have set up sit-ins in the province to block Nato supplies routes since November 23 last.

On Thursday, PTI and JI workers blocked Nato route on Hayatabad Tool Plaza by staging a sit-in camp where they were also joined by the parties workers and local offices-bearers. Carrying flags of their parties concerned, they said that these sit-ins would continue until drones strike are stopped.

The workers on Hayatabad Tool Plaza sent three Nato containers back after it were checked and found having items being carried for Nato forces in Afghanistan. Dozens of PTI and JI workers thronged the camps where they stay, check documents of vehicles and stop Nato containers.

The workers of these protesting parties said that sin-ins and protest against the US drones would continue until they were stopped. The Nato routes are being blocked by the workers of these parties in Peshawar, Nowshera, Kohat and Dera Ismail Khan.

Besides, local activists of PTI and JI, their workers from nearby districts have also been attending these camps. The activists of the Insaf Students Federation and Insaf Youth also participate in these camps.