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Strict security plan devised in Lahore for Youm-e-Ali (RA)

National

May 26, 2019

LAHORE: Police have devised a strict security plan to avoid any untoward incident in the City on the occasion of Youm-e-Ali (RA). According to the plan, more than 4,000 police officers and officials, nine SPs, 30 DSPs, 81 inspectors and 400 upper subordinates would be deployed for security duties on the occasion. At least 85 head constables and over 3,700 constables would be deployed at the entry and exit points of the main procession. Mobile phone service would remain suspended in some areas while 200 cameras of Punjab Safe Cities Authority would monitor the procession.

Search operations would be conducted throughout the metropolis especially in Shahdara, Badami Bagh, Bund Road, Afghan settlements, hotels, inns, bus stands and railway satiations, areas of the city division.

Officials of Special Branch, Bomb Disposable Squad and sniffer dogs would thoroughly check the route before start of the procession. The route would be cordoned off. Snipers would be deployed on the rooftops of the buildings on the route.

Teams of Quick Response Force, Dolphin Squad and Police Response Unit would remain on patrolling around the route for surveillance and to respond immediately in case of any emergency.

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