Interior Minister Nisar directs to beef up security at Islamabad's shrines

06:13 PM | 17 Feb, 2017
Interior Minister Nisar directs to beef up security at Islamabad's shrines
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ISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Friday directed departments concerned to beef up the security despite closing for faithfuls in the federal capital.

In a statement issued here, he expressed his repulsion over reported closure of a shrine in Islamabad due to security reasons.

The statement followed a suicide blast ripped through the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine on Thursday killing at least 80 people and injuring numbers of people.