General Dempsey said he had scheduled a discreet trip to Pakistan to meet Army Chief, General Ashfaq Kayani, but the two agreed to call off the talks amid unrest on the streets of Pakistani cities.
Pakistan Friday braced for anti-Islam film protests as the US military chief, General Martin Dempsey, postponed his planned visit to Pakistan over demonstrations against the movie.
Hundreds of activists of Islamic parties protesting against an anti-Islam film defied a ban on rallies in Bangladesh and clashed with riot police.
Pak limped back to normalcy, a day after blood clashes left 23 people dead and 200 others wounded following fierce protests over an anti-Islam film.
The worst affected was Pakistan`s financial hub Karachi, where 14 people were killed including two policemen who were shot dead.
Haji Nasrullah, the businessman, has gone into hiding and the police are on a lookout for him.
Italy`s embassies and consulates worldwide are safe and being protected with "maximum vigilance" amid anger of Muslims over an anti-Islam film.
Witnesses said nearly 10,000 protesters, headed towards the US embassy, which was already guarded by Sudanese troops and policemen.
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