UK extends counter-IED support and training to Pakistan




Pakistan has been offered a new, enhanced three-year package of counter improvised explosive device (C-IED) support by the UK MoD. The offer, made during a visit to Islamabad, would build on the successful C-IED package provided by Britain between 2012 and 2015. As well as renewing support in finding and defusing IEDs, it would also include vital training in how to gather and analyse forensic evidence from bomb scenes. Alongside the 12 million of C-IED equipment gifted to Pakistan by the UK...
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