Karachi's traffic police gets 2,640 bulletproof jackets

Published: August 13, 2017
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Sindh police. PHOTO: RASHID AJMERI

Sindh police. PHOTO: RASHID AJMERI

KARACHI: In a bid to protect the lives of traffic police wardens in Karachi following the recent terror attacks against them, senior police officials have provided 2,640 bulletproof vests to traffic policemen performing duties in the arteries of Karachi.

A total of 2,640 bulletproof jackets were handed over to the traffic police by senior police officials in a bid to protect their lives. Out of the 2,640 jackets, 428 were distributed to the traffic police in District South, 750 to District City, 498 to District Central, 330 to District Malir and 234 to District Korangi.

Police officials said that around 5,000 bulletproof jackets were donated by the United States to the Sindh police, however, in the first phase, the police department has distributed 2,640 jackets while the remaining will be distributed in the next phase.

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