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800 containers to block opposition show in twin cities

The government has unleashed the administrative machinery to handle the situation with its executive powers.

Federal capital Islamabad and adjoining Rawalpindi looking like a dry port as police have arranged 800 containers to block the twin cities before Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)’s ‘Azadi march’ on the federal capital on August 14.

According to sources Islamabad will be sealed at various entry points including the Faizabad Expressway.

In Faisalabad containers of the dry port will likely to be used to plug the entry points of the city.

Moreover, the motorway will likely to be blocked with containers, sources added.

Police sources said some of the containers were being placed in the greenbelt along the Islamabad Expressway, and entrances to the capital city from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would also be sealed.

According to sources, large contingents of police being deployed to ensure security in Islamabad and Rawalpindi on the Independence Day.



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