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May 10, 2014

Govt issues attack warning

 
May 10, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Following reports of possible terrorism, intelligence agencies have warned the law-enforcing agencies of Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Punjab that the May 11 rally of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) could be attacked on its way to Islamabad as well as the venue of the public gathering, the Jinnah Avenue, sources said.
Copies of the warning letter have been forwarded to the Interior Ministry and home departments of the KP and Punjab, the sources maintained.“Attacks could be conducted at Rawalpindi, Chakwal, Attock and Jhelum,” it was said in the letter, adding that the information had been sent from North Waziristan that some groups of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) made a plan to hit the PTI’s rally which could harm not only the leadership but the general public too.
The intelligence agencies have asked the law-enforcing agencies and the government to take stringent measures to counter possible terrorism on May 11.Meanwhile, the Interior Ministry has asked the heads of law-enforcing agencies to formulate strict security plans to combat possible attacks on PTI rally, the sources concluded.