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Army takes charge of security in Islamabad

26 July, 2014
ISLAMABAD: The security of the federal capital will be handed over to the army from August 1 for the period of three months, a statement issued from the Prime Minister's Office said on Friday.

"The federal government has requisitioned the services of the Pakistan Army in aid of civil power in Islamabad," the statement said. "The army has been requisitioned under Article 245 of the constitution read with Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 to pre-empt any possibl ... read more

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