N Waziristan operation: Provinces told to tighten security as retaliation expected
The ministry also directed to enhance the monitoring of entry and exit points of the cities.
LAHORE (Dunya News) – Federal Interior Ministry directed all four provinces to tighten security to avoid the possible fallout of the operation Zarb-e-Azb launched in North Waziristan on Sunday, Dunya News reported.
According to sources, the ministry issued the directive to all four provinces to tighten security of sensitive places including important buildings, airports, railway stations, bus stands, hotels, banks and multi-national companies among other trading centers.
Sources also said that the tightening of security of high level civil and police officers, politicians, ministers and members of legislative assemblies among other prominent personalities has also been directed.
The ministry directed the provinces to enhance the monitoring of entry and exit points of the cities.
Reportedly, the security has been tightened on prominent points, and police patrolling has been increased following the interior ministry’s directive.
Meanwhile, Inspector General (IG) Sindh Iqbal Mohammed issued red alert to province-wide police and canceled the vacations. Talking to Dunya News, IG Sindh said that the preparations of a grand operation in marked area of Karachi have been completed. He said that the red alerts have been issued and security of important points has been tightened.