Security put on high-alert in Karachi in view of possible terrorist attack following a threat alert issued by the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA).
"More than 20 political leaders including few from the opposition have serious life threats", Sheikh Rasheed said while talking to media in the federal capital.
The political leadership has been informed about the threat alert, sources privy to the development said.
LONDON: British police have successfully dealt with a security alert which caused the closure of a busy train station in east London on Monday, National Rail said. Overground and underground trains were not stopping at Stratford while police investigated a suspicious vehicle at the nearby Westfield shopping centre before the incident was dealt with. Trains are now able to call at Stratford at scheduled, as police have successfully dealt with the incident near the railway at this station However, trains services may…
KARACHI: The Sindh Home Department has issued a threat alert, warning of terrorists plan to attack key public places in Karachi including the most frequented Zainab Market. Issued by the provincial home department, the threat alert cites intelligence reports as warning that terrorists could target key places and buildings in Karachi like Sindh High Court, Sindh Assembly, Empress Market, Zainab Market, M.A. Jinnah Road and restaurants in Do Darya, Defence. Some of the areas identified in the threat alert falls under the…
ISLAMABAD/CHITRAL: Following intelligence reports, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a security alert, warning of terrorist plan to attack Dir and Chitral, ARY News reported. According to the letter, two terrorist groups comprising four to six snipers, trained by Indian intelligence agency Research Analysis Wing (RAW), have been launched by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan to carry out attacks in Dir and Chitral. Senior Joint Director Aviation Security Anjum Raza has issued the security alert and it has been…
KARACHI: The Sindh Home Department has issued a ‘threat alert’ and informed the security agencies to beef up security at all sensitive installations including airports and airbases across the province in view of the looming terrorist threat.