Police seal off Red Zone with containers

For the Azadi march called by the JUI-F

​ Our Correspondent October 27, 2019
Police have placed containers to block roads leading to the Red Zone. PHOTO: EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD: The federal police have sent more containers to seal the five central routes leading to the Red Zone in Islamabad.

The police have been directed to seal Nadra Chowk, Agha Khan Road, PTV Chowk, Margalla Road and Serena Chowk to stop the Azadi march participants from entering the Red Zone.

Containers are being installed for the Azadi march called by the JUI-F. Cranes have been used to pile up the containers for sealing the roads on Agha Khan Road and Nadra Chowk. More containers have been sent around to seal the PTV Chowk and Margalla Road.

According to the police sources, the Islamabad police have obtained 400 containers on rent. The police have made arrangements that would allow them to seal the Red Zone on five-minute notice.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 27th, 2019.


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