(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR, 19 March: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector general of Police, Salahuddin Mehsud inaugurated 31 bomb-proof check posts along the border between the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and the settled districts of the province.
The check posts have been established in areas closed to Khyber, Bajaur and Mohmand tribal agencies. The purpose of building these posts is to prevent the infiltration of foreign and local militants to the province, the police chief said while talking to media persons after the inauguration. These posts have been set up at a cost of Rs800 million, which had been provided by international donor organizations, he informed.
The IG further informed that a watchtower would be installed at the Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar which will further improve the security of the airport.
He also revealed that 800 cameras would be installed around the Peshawar city under the 'safe city project', adding latest motorbikes would be provided to the personnel of the Special Combat Unit of the police force.