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Pakistan’s first explosive handling school inaugurated in Nowshera

NOWSHERA: In a latest counter-terrorism effort, Pakistan’s first training center regarding explosive handling has been inaugurated in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Nowshera city on Monday.

The ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Pervaiz Khan Khattak, IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Durrani, AIG Bomb Disposal Unit Shafqat Malik and other high officials.

At the Police School of Explosive Handling, law enforcement personnel will be given training of neutralizing different kinds of bombs and landmines. Police will also be trained regarding procedure of probe at the blast site.

 

Also, several courses will be offered to enhance capacity building of the law enforcement personnel.
Addressing the event, Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak stated that police are being given every kind of training and facilities. He said no one will be allowed to do corruption.
Bombs and IEDs have presented a challenge for security in the region, as they seem to be the weapon of choice for Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other foreign militant groups.