The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf said it called the protests in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa region in response to a reported U.S. drone strike on Nov. 1 that killed militant leader Hakimullah Mehsud, which they said had also torpedoed planned peace talks.
Dera Ismail Khan was one of the sites of Sunday's sit-ins. The Express Tribune said some blockaded truckers insisted they were transporting civilian goods and not military supplies, prompting at least one fistfight between drivers and PTI supporters.
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