Life in twin city returns to normalcy after TLP sit-in called off


The daily life business revived in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Monday after a ten-day lockdown of major thoroughfares to contain Tehreek-i-Labbaik sit-in was called off after successful negotiations with the government.

The routine activities in the twin cities restored with shops, schools and businesses reopened at and around Faizabad Interchange.

The only mass transit Metro bus service had also resumed its operation.
The 10 day long sit-in, which had paralysed the federal capital, was called off Sunday after protesters reached an agreement with the government.

The Faizabad interchange and surrounding areas were being cleaned up in the evening, while all sections road were reopened for traffic.

The major diversion at the 9th Avenue towards Stadium Road and Faizabad was cleared for traffic whereas impediments from Mareer Chowk were also removed to allow traffic movement.

Street lights and traffic signals around the area were switched on in evening after being switched off earlier during the sit-in.

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