Pakistan’s KP Police to replace army in safe areas

Karachi, Nov. 18 : Pakistan’s apex committee of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to eventually pull out army troops from checkpoints in areas where the security situation is improving.

According to the Dawn, Governor’s House issued a statement saying that the vacated checkpoints would be manned by the police but did not specify any timeframe and the areas from where withdrawal of troops would start.

The statement did not mention who would replace the troops in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in case of their pullout from there. (ANI)