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Containers being removed after agreement with TLP


RAWALPINDI: Following the agreement with the outlawed Tehreek-I-Labbaik, the government has started removing containers from bridges over River Jhelum which was dubbed as the last defence line to stop the Islamabad marchers and GT Road.

As many as 4,000 policemen and Rangers were deployed at the three bridges over River Jhelum and after an agreement with the banned organization, they have been shifted from the spots.

Containers are being removed from Murree Road, Faizabad, Ninth Avenue Signal to Stadium Road are being opened for the traffic. 

The sources having knowledge of the entire situation said that the process to remove containers and other barricades has begun and it would take hours to completely remove them.

They further said that small barricades stopping entry into the city from GT Road have also been removed and with the movement of small vehicles and motorcycles resumed.

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Moreover, the government has also issued directives to remove containers and other blockades from roads leading to twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi following an agreement with the outlawed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).

The authorities have started removing containers from the roads leading to the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

The government and the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) have reached an agreement after lengthy negotiations, religious scholar Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced earlier in the day.