New security posts to be set up in Wardak
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Senior representatives from interior and defence ministry on Wednesday decided to launch a search operation and set up new check-points in insecure parts of central Maidan Wardak province.
Acting Interior Minister Bismillah Mohammadi, his deputy Abdur Rahman and other top security officials are currently visiting the province to review the overall security situation in the region.
The delegation met governors and police chiefs from Ghazni, Paktika and Maidan Wardak provinces, as well ISAF representatives, on a wide range of security issues.
Maidan Wardak Governor Mohammad Halim Fidae briefed the delegation, including 203rd Thunder Military Corps Commander Maj. Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali and 505th Spinghar zone police commander Brig. Gen. Ismatullah Alizai, on the security situation.
He underlined the need for conducting search operations along the Wardak-Bamyan and Wardak-Ghazni highways and others areas infested with militants.
Intelligence Director Salarzai and police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Qayyum Baqizai demanded the creation of security check-posts in volatile areas of the province. The delegation positively responded to the demand and said a search operation would be launched soon.
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