Security forces intensify combing operations in Rawalpindi, high alert issued

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Pakistan army on Friday decided to further intensify combing and targeted operations against terrorists while Rawalpindi was put on high alert.

In a press release, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that Corps Commander Rawalpindi Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza presided over a meeting to take a stock of security situation and review the response mechanism to deal with the terrorists threat.

The ISPR said that the Conference was attended by high-ups of law enforcement agencies (LEAs).

The ISPR said that in wake of recent upsurge in terrorist incidents in the Country, search and combing operations in areas of Rawalpindi district have been enhanced and security apparatus has been put on high alert.

It further said that the security forces and intelligence outfits have been instructed to further intensify combing and targeted operations with the aim to eliminate terrorists and sleepers cells.

Meanwhile according to sources, police conduced search operations in various areas of Rawalpindi and arrested 34 suspects.

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