3000 Punjab Education Institutes on Security Alert

security alert in punjab educational instituteLAHORE – Over 700 cantonment, missionary and foreign educational institutes have placed under high alert category in Punjab, Pakistan Tribe has learnt.

According to sources in Interior Ministry of the province, over 3,000 educational institutes have been directed to keep the security on high alert.

The precautionary measures are being taken keeping in view of threats from militants facing a tough time from the forces.

The vacations of all the educational institutes have already been extended till next Monday after the threats.

According to officials, all the institutes who received threats in 2014 will be on high alert from security point of view.

“Additional police contingent will be deputed on all these institutes,” they added.

A bit good news for children is that some institutes, which are still without satisfactory security measures, may remain close.

The final decision in this regard will be taken after reports from the intelligence agencies.

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