Saudi embassy in Pakistan receives terror mails

March 6th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Mar.6 (ANI): The Saudi Arabia embassy here has received threatening e-mails warning of attacks on Saudi installations in the country.
According to The Nation, the threatening mail, reportedly from al-Qaeda, said that it would carry out attacks on Saudi installations such as the embassy, its attaches, and Saudi airline facilities in Pakistan in near future,
The Pakistan Government, however, has denied reports about any such threat mails.
We have not got any information regarding threats to diplomatic missions in Islamabad so far, interior ministry spokesperson, Shahidullah Baig said.
Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan, Ali Awadh Asseri said the embassy is addressing the threats with utmost gravity and has asked local authorities to beef up security around Saudi interests in the country.
Meanwhile, sources said that Pak government has asked the security agencies to tighten their vigil and expand security arrangements for embassies, diplomatic enclave and related buildings. (ANI)

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