PESHAWAR: The security has been put on high alert in the city and its surrounding areas ahead of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its allies’ sit-in protest against drone attacks.
Containers have been placed on the Ring Road to close it for vehicular traffic. Roads leading towards Ring Road were thoroughly checked by Bomb Disposal Units and sniffer dogs.
Extra police force was deployed at all main entry and exit points. Hotels nearby Ring Road have also been closed as for security measures.
The administration has deployed more than 500 Police personnel to maintain order during the rallies and demonstration.
The call for sit-in was given by the PTI-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government against drone attacks.