Residents of Peshawar were protesting against unabated loadshedding in the city when police resorted to aerial firing to disperse angry mob. Police apprehended at least six people from the mob. Police also baton-charged the protesters that left several people injured, a private TV reported. Protest against loadshedding was also reported from Jampur and Sheikhupura. Traffic remained paralyzed for the most part of the day across the several cities as protesters blocked all main highways and roads making the protest effective and crippling everyday life. Thousands of light and heavy vehicles were seen stuck on the highways, as the enraged protesters blocked routes for the entire day.