Coordination among LEAs to be improved

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By Staff Reporter

KARACHI: A high-level meeting was chaired by DG Rangers Sindh Major Gen Muhammad Saeed yesterday to overview the law and order situation in Karachi, in wake of recent terrorist attacks in the country. The meeting was attended by IG Sindh, Additional IG Karachi, Additional IG CTD, heads of intelligence agencies and Rangers high officials. In the top-level huddle, the security situation in Karachi was overviewed in detail to ensure the city’s law and order. According to Rangers spokesman, a strategy has been devised to improve coordination among the law enforcement agencies. It was also contemplated over in the meeting how to overcome possible terrorist threats effectively in future. The country has been wracked by a recent wave of terrorist attacks, starting with the Lahore blast on February 13, which claimed 14 lives including those of police personnel. Today, three terrorist attacks hit the north-western part of the country. A suicide bomber targeted a van carrying civil judges in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Wednesday, killing the driver and injuring 18 others, hospital and police officials said. Six people including three security forces personnel were killed in two separate suicide blasts in FATA’s Mohmand Agency. Later, five terrorists were killed during a search operation by Frontier Corps in Mohmand Agency’s Ghalanai area, officials said. The search operation was being conducted in Sheikh Banda, a suburban area of Ghalanai town in Mohmand Agency, an FC spokesman said. The operation was conducted after a suicide blast in Ghalanai.

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