The Election Commission of Pakistan has decided to deploy the Pakistan Army at all the polling station in Karachi during by-elections on August 22.

According to reports, the ECP has sent a letter to the Sindh chief secretary and Sindh home secretary for the army deployment.

The election commission has declared as many as 819 polling stations sensitive while 365 have been declared the most sensitive.

The ECP called for deployment of troops in and outside the polling stations.