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PTI sit-in: Govt may hand over Red Zone’s security to Army

ISLAMABAD: The government is mulling over handing the security of the Red Zone and other important installations in the federal capital to Pakistan Army in the wake of PTI’s November 2 sit-in in the federal capital.

Sources said that the government was mulling over a proposal to handover the security of Red Zone and other important national installations to the Army.

They said that after a decision to this effect following consultations, the district administration will formally request the Interior Ministry for deployment of Pakistan Army.

The 111 brigade of Pakistan Army will be called in for security of Red Zone on Nov 1. The sources said that police and paramilitary forces would be responsible for handling of participants of the sit-in, while FC and Rangers would be deployed at the security of outer layer of Red Zone.

On the other hand, AJK and Punjab police have been called in for helping capital police during the sit-in.

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