Security Measures

Islamabad security has been declared on red alert and security measures have been beefed up due to the recent bombing.The federal capital administration and the police have taken special security measures to maintain law and order and avoid any terrorist activity in the city. Armymen are helping the police maintain law and order. The army personnel have started patrolling different areas of Islamabad. Police have started a house-search campaign in all villages and Kutcha Abadis of the city, specially where Afghan refugees are dwelling. Police commandos have been deployed on the rooftops of all buildings of sensitive nature.

Police commandos, equipped with sophisticated weapons and wireless sets, have been deployed in all sensitive places. In the commercial places, plainclothes men have been deployed, who are also using sniffer dogs to prevent terrorist acts. The official said the police had stepped up patrolling in sensitive areas. The district administration has already imposed section 144 in the ICT.

Security has been tightened in the vicinity of mosques, and bus terminals. Citizens are advised to carry their identification on them. Foriegners are advised to carry a photocopy of their passport at all times.

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  1. Purple_Haze (unregistered) on January 29th, 2007 @ 2:19 am

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