Islamabad: The federal government has ordered platoon 13 of Frontier Constabulary to reach Karachi in the wake of worsening law and order in the metropolis, home to at least 20 million people and commercial hub of the country, The News Tribe has learnt.
Sources said that the platoon of the paramilitary force has been asked to report but it was yet not clear whether they would be deployed in the city or would be given VVIP duties.
The sources said that 1000 FC Jawans would be sent to Karachi.
At least 114 people have been killed and several others injured during last one week. The Pakistan Rangers and police have been carrying out targeted operation in different parts of Karachi and arrest 90 people.