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Four bomb disposal vans handed over to Police

Lahore: In order to combat terrorism, four latest bomb disposal vans worth 04 million Euro have been handed over to the Punjab Police by European Union.

This was told to Inspector General of Police Punjab, Javed Iqbal at a high level meeting, by 05 members civil law enforcement agencies of European Union delegation at PHQ, here today. The meeting was also attended by Addl. IG Training Sarmed Saeed, Addl. IG CID Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera and DIG Elite Police Force Zulfiqar Cheema including Tijn Van Winsen, Elisabeth LOACKER, Pierre MAYAUDON, Michael MERKER, Ms. Simona Gilotta members of European Union.

The IG Punjab apprised that each van costs one million Euro having loaded with latest equipments which has capacity to defuse, transport and blast the bomb in case of any emergency. These vans will start functioning after three weeks training course being conducted by the European Union Training experts which will commence from Jan, 2012.

The Punjab Police Chief proposed to the European Union members to also provide the latest equipments alongwith the training of our Jawans in investigation field.

For more information, contact:
Punjab Police
5th Floor, Police Headquarters (PHQ),
Punjab, Lahore
Tel: +9242 99213019
Fax: +9242 99213013
Email: adc@punjabpolice.gov.pk

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