PAF on 'high alert'

Published March 19, 2011

The PAF had decided to adopt the measure after a US drone attack in North Waziristan killed over 40 civilians. — File photo

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was on a high alert and was conducting strict vigilance of the country’s airspace, a BBCUrdu report said.

PAF intensified air patrols over the country’s northwestern tribal areas after a US drone attack in North Waziristan killed over 40 civilians.

PAF had also cancelled the holidays of functionaries assigned to keep vigil on the country's airspace.

Moreover, the airforce has also cancelled the weekly offs of all officials and functionaries, the report said.

A PAF spokesperson declined to confirm or deny the reports.

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