High alert issued in Islamabad: Security tightened

ISLAMABAD: Security was tightened throughout the capital on Sunday evening, after a high alert was issued.

DIG Operations Islamabad in a tweet said, heavy contingents of law enforcement officials were deployed to all entry and exit points of Islamabad.

Police and Rangers were also dispatched to important installations.

“All possible steps would be taken for maintenance of law and order in the city,” he said.

A police spokesperson said that no entity will be allowed to block any roads or highways.

Earlier in the day, Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed, in the wake of banned outfit TLP’s call, said the GT Road and all main arteries of the country will remain open on April 20.