18 Pak Punjab districts declared sensitive, Army called in

December 27th, 2007 - 8:07 pm ICT by admin  

Lahore, Dec.27 (ANI): The government in Pakistan’s Punjab Province today declared 18 districts of the region as the most sensitive in view of terrorism hazards here.

Geo News quoted Punjab Home Secretary Khusro Pervaiz Khan as saying that the provincial government has called in the army and contingents of the Rangers to help the police maintain the law and order in these districts.

He confirmed that both the police and the civil administration would be posted at polling stations, while the armed forces would undertake flag marches through the districts, which include Lahore, Multan, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad and Bahawalpur. (ANI)

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