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Pakistan Deploys 16,000 Security Troops For Shi’ite Holy Month

Pakistan Deploys 16,000 Security Troops For Shi’ite Holy Month

Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has announced the deployment of more than 16,000 security forces across Pakistan in a bid to prevent sectarian violence during the Shi’ite holy month of Moharram.

Nisar said on October 14 that about 10,000 soldiers from Pakistan’s army and another 6,300 paramilitary troops, including personnel from the Rangers…

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