Pak intelligence agencies warn of attacks on US Embassy, British consulate

July 16th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Lahore, July 16 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have warned that extremists are on the look out for targeting foreign embassies and consulates besides attacking foreign workers involved in various projects across the country.

According to reports, militants are planning to carry out suicide attacks against the US Embassy and the British High Commission and also target Chinese engineers engaged in various projects in Punjab.

Intelligence reports revealed that a couple of students from a madrassa in Manshera have gone missing, who could probably be used in the terror strikes.

The report also said that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has also planned to carry out attacks on Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif, Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, and their families, The Daily Times reports.

Following the intelligence report, security has been beefed up across all important foreign and government installations in Punjab and other parts of the country. (ANI)

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