Pak intelligence confirms reports about death threat to Sharif brothers

March 15th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI  

Nawaz Sharif

Rawalpindi, Mar.15 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have confirmed reports about a possible terror attack on former Pakistan Prime Minister and PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif during the Long March.
Police have expressed fears that the Sharif brothers might be targeted during a public rally.
The intelligence reveals that the threats to the Sharif brothers are similar to those to the assassinated Benazir Bhutto, The Daily Times quoted City Police Officer (CPO) Inayatullah Farooq, as saying.
Farooq said the agencies have taken all precautionary measures to avoid a security disaster.
Meanwhile, the Punjab Government has appealed to the Sharifs to call-off their march as they could be targeted by suicide bombers.
Sources said, the provincial government has got intelligence inputs that suicide bombers have entered Lahore and may strike any time.(ANI)

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