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Khasadar checking a man before entering a mosque in Landi Kotal, (Photo by Ahmad Nabi)

Landi Kotal — On the second anniversary of the Army Public School, Peshawar massacre extraordinary security measures were adopted in tehsil Landi Kotal and additional Khasadar and Levies forces personnel were deployed on all entry and exit points here on Friday.

The political tehsildar, Landi Kotal Irshad Mohmand said that on the directions of high officials security was tightened on memorial day of APS martyrs to avoid any untoward incident.

The forces cantonment were sealed and no one was permitted to enter. 

Similarly extra force were posted for the security of all Mosques during Jumma congregations and faithful were allowed to enter after body search. The religious clerics were also instructed to perform the religious rite before the scheduled time table.

Although holiday was observed in all public and government educational institutions through out Khyber Pakhtunkhwa however, the students of state-run and private schools attended their classes in routine in Landi Kotal.

Meanwhile the APS martyrs day passed silently in Landi Kotal and no gathering was initiated even a prayer session was not taken place in students assembly in the Ammar public high school,named after the Shaheed student to pay homage to the Shaheed Ammar Shinwari, the martyred of APS,Peshawar from Landi Kotal.

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