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Pakistan: 400 personnel deployed, police on high alert after attack on Hindu temple

On Sunday, the assailants attacked the small temple and adjoining homes belonging to Hindus in the Kashmore area of the Sindh province

Our Bureau And PTI Karachi Published 19.07.23, 08:09 AM
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Police officials in Pakistan’s Sindh province have deployed 400 police personnel and ordered a high-security alert at temples in the province after a gang of dacoits this week attacked a Hindu temple with rocket launchers.

On Sunday, the assailants attacked the small temple and adjoining homes belonging to Hindus in the Kashmore area of the Sindh province.

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Sindh police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon has ordered a security high alert at temples situated throughout the province, the Geo News portal reported.

According to the officials, 400 police personnel have been deployed at different ranges and districts to ensure the security of temples, the report said.

The police personnel will perform security duties on administrative grounds, and all deployed at the temples are being tasked with security duties for two months.

Sindh inspector general of police Memon requested the Hindus to ensure all possible cooperation with the personnel deployed for security duties at their temples.

PTI

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