Karachi: Govt request, Army deployed in sensitive areas

KARACHI (Web Desk)) Pakistan Army troops have been deployed on the request of Sindh government in sensitive areas of Karachi on Saturday.
According to the details, 146 areas have been declared as extremely sensitive by the police.
To maintain law and order situation in the metropolis, Sindh Government had requested Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif for army’s assistance.
Army troops have begun to make their way towards the sensitive areas of Karachi where they will be on standby. As per need, on a call of administration, army will immediately reach for help.
Sindh police has stressed upon army’s help in 3 zones. Deployment of 900 army officers has been demanded in South Zone whereas 4 contingents in East Zone and 3 contingents in West Zone have been sent.
Karachi police have confirmed 98 areas in South Zone, 61 in East Zone and 27 in West Zone as sensitive.