They also called for the introduction of a law that would stop insult to religions.
Similar protests were also held in a number of other cities, including the capital of the Baluchistan province, Quetta, located in the southwest, Karachi, and the Gujranwala city, located northeast of the Punjab province.
Anti-Western sentiments have been boiling up in the Muslim world during the past weeks over the blasphemous film, titled Innocence of Muslims, that insults Islam’s holiest figure and attempts to depict Islam as an oppressive religion.
French weekly Charlie Hebdo’s publication of provocative cartoons of the Prophet on September 19 has also outraged Muslims across the world.
Over 20 Pakistanis have been killed during the protest rallies