Rangers deployed in Lahore to maintain law and order situation till March 22

LAHORE: The caretaker Punjab government has deployed Rangers in Lahore till March 22 to maintain a law and order situation in the provincial capital after violent clashes between the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers and police on Tuesday.

According to sources, the Punjab Home Department had requested the Centre to deploy Rangers in Lahore after day-long clashes between the PTI workers and police.

The Interior Ministry, on the recommendation of the Centre, approved the deployment of Rangers in Lahore. Sources informed that three companies of Rangers had been deployed in the provincial capital till March 22.

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