Pak intelligence agency fears Al-Qaeda attack during long march

March 12th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI  

Karachi, Mar.12 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have warned about a possible Al Qaeda attack on the lawyers long march in Sindh.
Security agencies have been specifically warned that terrorist organisations can strike during the long march, with March 14 and 15 being sensitive days,The Daily Times quoted a Sindh Home Department official, as saying.
Following the intelligence report, security in and around sensitive installations such as the Governors house, Chief Ministers house, courts, hotels and restaurants has been tightened and Rangers have been deployed in Karachi.
Police officials have also briefed political leaders about the probable attack.
Meanwhile, over 500 police personnel from Karachi have been sent to Islamabad to maintain law and order amidst fears of violence during the long march. (ANI)

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