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37,500 security personnel to be deployed at all polling stations in AJK

In Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), 37,500 security personnel will be deployed at all polling stations to ensure free, fair and transparent elections for the Legislative Assembly.

Addressing a presser in Muzaffarabad, Chief Secretary Azad Kashmir, Shakil Qadir Khan said the decision has been taken as per directions of the Chief Election Commissioner.

He said 5,300 personnel of police and 32,200 civil armed forces from the provinces of Pakistan will be deployed at various polling stations.

The Chief Secretary said 6,000 to 7,000 troops of Pakistan Army would also be on backup to assist the civil administration at sensitive polling stations.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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