Army deployed in Kashmir for smooth election process

By: 24 News      Published: 08:39 PM, 22 Jul, 2021
Army deployed in Kashmir for smooth election process

On the request of Election Commission, the Pak Army Thursday deployed its troops in AJK to maintain law and order for the general election to be held on Sunday.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, the step has been taken  under the Article 245.

The military personnel will  return to  barracks on July 26.

"The Army has been requested by the AJK Election Commission to provide secure environment during AJK elections scheduled on July 25," ISPR press release said.

It added: "AJK Police, assisted by law enforcement agencies from other provinces and civil armed forces,  including Rangers and the FC, will be employed for smooth and peaceful conduct of AJK elections."