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Security stepped up in Nangarhar ahead of Eid-ul-Adha

Security stepped up in Nangarhar ahead of Eid-ul-Adha

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Aug 31, 2017 - 11:49

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police in eastern Nangarhar province has said tight security measures have been put in place a head of Eid-ul-Adha and assured the people they can celebrate the religious festival in peaceful environment.

The residents of Nangarhar province hailed the efforts of police and security forces and pledged to fully cooperate with security forces in maintenance of security situation.

Police Chief Lt. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi told Pajhwok Afghan News during an exclusive interview the power of police had been increased to ensure security and prevent any unfortunate incidents.

He assured the people of Nangarhar that police patrol had been increased, more detective officers had been assigned to makes sure that Eid is celebrated in peaceful environment.

Rahimi says security personnel were fully prepared to ensure the protection of citizens and would not allow anyone to disrupt Nangarhar security.

He said besides strict security measures the cooperation of common people was vital for the security. He called on people to cooperate with security forces.

He said most unfortunate incidents during Eid resulted due to the overspeed driving of motorbikes and cars. Rahimi urged families prevent their children from over speed driving and biking during Eid days.

The residents of Nangarhar province hailed the efforts of security officials for boosting the security of Nangarhar and assured to cooperate with security forces.

Syed Umar, the resident of restive Kot district, said Kot was first ranked insecure district but with the cooperation of common people the security situation has improved.

Mohammad Anwar Sultan, civil society activist, said the cooperation of common people was vital for improved security situation.

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