LAHORE:  “The arrival of Eid brings with itself security threats as well and that is why security was on high alert ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.”

Heavy contingents of security forces will be deployed in front of Mosques, Eidgahs and Imambargahs. Moreover, para-military forces and Dolphin Squad’s jawans would also be seen patrolling at sensitive Eidgahs.

The pray-offerors would be checked in three-phase security barriers.

CCTV cameras, walk-through gates, metal detectors, barriers and barbed wires would also be used.

Heavy contingents would also be employed at graveyards and recreational spots.

High alerts were also issued for all the entrances and exits of the city.

Meanwhile, combing and search operations also continued in most parts of the city.