PCB purchases bullet-proof buses

July 14, 2016 | By

KARACHI: In a bid to avoid recurrence of a 2009 Lahore like attack, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has bought four bulletproof vehicles to ensure the security of the visiting and the national teams in the future.

One of the four busses will probably be sent to Karachi.

Apart from Zimbabwe’s tour in May last year, no international team visited Pakistan since the deadly attack on the visiting Sri Lankan team in Lahore on March 3rd, 2009.

The attack, near the Gaddafi stadium, left six security personnel and two civilians killed while five cricketers and an umpire got injured in the incident.

The writer is a sports journalist in Pakistan & tweets @mak_asif

Muhammad Asif Khan

Mohammad Asif Khan is an author at ScoreLine and has written numerous articles published at ScoreLine.org.

Mohammad Asif Khan is a journalist in Pakistan with over fifteen years of experience. In 2003, He started his career as a news sub-editor and in 2004 he started his writings for local publications. He moved to PTV Sports earlier in the year 2018.

As a reported, Mr Khan has so far traveled to USA, UAE, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan to carry out his professional duties. You can connect Mr Khan on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter

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