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CAA, PIA under strict vigilance after Karachi Kharadar blast

KARACHI: Amid soaring terrorism in Karachi, the offices of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Pakistan International Airline (PIA) would now be under strict vigilance and tightened security measures.

The development came after terrorist attempts in a row in the metropolitan city in past few weeks.

As per details, directives have been issued to tighten the security measures at the offices of CAA and PIA headquarters and all departments in the metropolitan city.

The sources revealed that unauthorized visitors have been barred from entering the premises and the vigilance teams have been ordered to be geared up at all times.

Not only this, the quick response force has also been instructed to remain alert and the staff working in all departments would now require to wear their departmental identity cards all the time.

However, the security officials have been directed to be on the lookout for suspicious boxes or bags on the premises.

The sources also said that instructions have been given in regards to keep CCTV camera fully functional and for the vigilance teams to patrol around the airport.

Notably, at least one person was killed and 10 other people were injured in a blast that happened at Karachi’s Iqbal Cloth Market in Kharadar near Memon Mosque on Monday night.

The investigation sources said ostensibly the 2 kg bomb was planted in a bike for the purpose.

Courtesy Bol News

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