Pakistan Announces Security Force of 12,000 to Protect Chinese Workers

April 23, 2015 6:58 AM

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Pakistan Announces Security Force of 12,000 to Protect Chinese Workers

Chinese engineers traveling to Pakistan to implement the $46 billion infrastructure program signed between the two countries this week will be protected by a special security force of 12,000 men, Pakistani officials said Tuesday.

The security troops will be comprised of nine battalions of the Pakistani military and six wings of civilian paramilitary forces like the Frontier Corps and Rangers that currently guard the country’s borders, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a statement from Pakistani military spokesman Maj....

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