Metro bus service and Markets in Rawalpindi partially closed due to banned TLP protest

Rawalpindi administration has suspended metro bus service from Saddar to Faizabad for two days and closed all road linking to Murree Road in view of protest of by banned outfit.
According to details, all markets of the city are also partially closed as protestors of the banned outfit continue their march to the federal capital.
Government has suspended mobile phone and internet service in several areas of Punjab and citizens are facing severe difficulties as protestors have closed both sides of the GT Road near Kamoke.
CM Buzdar chairs key meeting to review law and order situation
Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar on Thursday has chaired a key meeting in connection with ongoing protest of banned outfit.
During the meeting, the CM was briefed over the law and order situation across the province while he also reviewed security arrangements for the protection of the citizens.
Meanwhile, CM Buzdar directed the concerned authorities to take strict action against those involved in extremism.
Provincial law minister Raja Basharat, chief secretary and Punjab inspector general were also present in the meeting.
Rangers given powers to maintain law and order in Punjab for 60 days: Sh Rashid
Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that Rangers have been given powers to maintain law and order situation in Punjab for the next 60 days.
Talking to media in Islamabad, he said that Punjab government has been given authority for 60 days under Anti-Terror Act and Rangers have been summoned for 60 days under Article 147.
The minister said that the Punjab government has been given authority to use Rangers wherever it wants for next 60 days.

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