QUETTA: The government of Balochistan has written a letter to the federal government seeking deployment of military troops amid rising number of the novel coronavirus cases in the province, reported by private TV channel on Sunday.
The provincial government has sent a letter to the Ministry of Interior for deployment of the armed forces.
The letter seeks assistance of the military under Article 245 of the constitution to control the emergency situation caused by the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the province.
The province has sought the military’s help to the civil administration in the serious health emergency.
According to the latest statistics released by the government, 103 cases of novel coronavirus were reported from Balochistan.