Lyari remained tense on Saturday as clashes between the police and residents were continued while the police vans were attacked with petrol bombs.

The tension started after the law enforcers launch operation against criminal elements here in Lyari area. 

The protestors broke the windows of police vehicles and pelted petrol bomb upon them. Markets were closed after the clashes erupted in the area. Police fired tear gas to disperse the protestors.

They raised slogans against police amid severe clashes with security men. Police fired tear gas shells and baton-charged the unruly mobs. One person was injured in crossfire. Heavy contingents were called to restore law and order in the area.