PARACHINAR: The security authorities in Kurram have sealed all points along the agency’s border with Afghanistan to stop free movement of people.
Talking to reporters here on Monday, Kurram Militia Commandant Col Touseef Akhtar said that security had been beefed up in Parachinar and along the border to maintain peace in the area which had seen prolonged clashes.
Fresh contingents of soldiers have been deployed near the border points.
Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited the area twice over the past two months.
Sources said that visits by some important personalities were expected in coming days and security arrangements had been enhanced.
Col Akhtar said that the main entry points along the border, including Tari Mangal, Khaerlachi, Borki, Spena Shaga and Shaheedan Dand, had been sealed.