LAHORE: The district administration Saturday used dozens of shipping containers and trucks to block off major roads including entry and exit points in Punjab’s provincial capital to thwart Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) public gathering at Minar-e-Pakistan tonight.

According to details, police have placed barricades on major Lahore roads including Ravi Bridge and Thokar Niaz Baig – the two major entry and exit points – leading to Minar-e-Pakistan. The measures to prevent the political gathering have caused hurdles for commuters, who are heading to their jobs and other routine activities.