Pakistan briefly blocked two independent news channels Saturday, as
they covered the standoff between militants and soldiers at army
headquarters in Islamabad
The Geo and SAMA channels, were taken off the air for a short period of time.
stations showed a message from Pakistan's media regulatory body saying
it is temporarily suspending transmission of "independent news TV
channels" until further notice.
Both stations have been critical of the government in the past.
Some information for this report was provided by AP.