Tourists banned as AJK gears up for third phase of LG polls

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The third phase of local government elections in Azad Kashmir will be held on December 8 (Thursday) as per schedule poll will be conducted in Mirpur Division.

Deputy Commissioner Amjad Iqbal has imposed a ban on entry into Mirpur, no one from other districts can get entry into Mirpur from December 7 to 8.

No tourist or irrelevant person would be allowed to enter Mirpur during these two days, the deputy commissioner ordered.

He added that action would be taken against anyone who would violate the ban. He said that the decision of imposing a ban on entry has been taken to ensure law and order during the poll.