Multan- Pakistan Army troops have been deployed in different districts of Southern Punjab in. Reports said the troops, including contingents of Quick Reaction Force, Rapid Action Force, were moved from Multan cantonment today, to be deployed in different areas of the province in the wake of possible reaction of military’s Zarb-e-Azb operation.
The Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) said that in the backdrop of terror incidents in reaction of Zarb-e-Azb feared in southern Punjab, security has been put on high alert, while the troops equipped with modern weapons and a passion to face Himalyan challenges have been sent to the different districts of DIK and Multan for immediate deployment and to thwart any likely attempt from the terrorists. The contingents of troops constituting of Quick Reaction Force and Rapid Reaction Force are fully capable of meeting any emergency situation, ISPR said. The joint operation has also been formed by Pakistan Army and police to coordinate and monitor operations. Besides, a joint operation and coordination centre headed by Major General Hasnat Amir has been set up, where the officers of police, civil administration and sensitive organizations along with the army would be available for the security in Multan, DIK, and Sahiwal divisions.