Security of bridges linking Azad Kashmir with KP enhanced.

MUZAFFARABAD -- Under a re-evaluated security plan, all nine concrete and RCC bridges connecting Azad Jammu and Kashmir with neighbouring Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) are being guarded by reinforced police personnel, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

Mirza Zahid Hussain, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Muzaffarabad, said in a press release that the step had been taken in the light of the decisions at a coordination conference held recently to review the security arrangements for the foreigners, mainly the Chinese workers at some mega power projects.

According to him, while the security at the power projects had also been beefed up, the police personnel deployed at all entry and exit points, including these bridges, had also been directed to thoroughly check vehicles and persons entering and exiting the territorial...

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