Saturdays blast could be the beginning of a fresh wave of terror in Pak

September 22nd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad , Sept 22 (ANI): The Saturdays suicide bombing attack on a hotel in Islamabad could be the beginning of a fresh wave of attacks targeting the countrys large cities, feel Pakistani security and intelligence officials.

At least 60 people had died and more than 200 were injured in the attack, which reduced the five-star hotels building to ashes within a few hours. It has been likened by politicians and security officials to the New York attacks in 2001.

The bombing has sparked a security rethink for all of Pakistan s biggest urban areas, reported the Financial Times .

This attack could be the beginning of a [new] terror campaign, the paper quoted one senior Pakistani intelligence official as saying.

Pakistan Prime Ministers Adviser on Interior, Rahman Malik said that the government planned to launch a new disaster management strategy which would include improvements to

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