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November 14, 2018

Bajaur Press Club closed after threats

National

November 14, 2018

KHAR: The Bajaur Press Club remained closed on Tuesday owing to fear of terror attacks, its president and local administration officials said.

Hasbanullah Khan, president of Bajaur Press Club, said the club had been shut down for an indefinite period on the directives of local administration due to threats of attacks from unknown elements. He said the decision to close the press club was taken at a meeting of the senior journalists after the officials informed them about the threats. As per the decision, he said the press club would remain closed for an unspecified period.

Meanwhile, an official of the local administration, while talking to this correspondent, said that security of press club had been increased following the threats. He said several Levies personnel had been deployed at the press club.

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