Seven Al Qaeda commanders enter Pak to carry out joint strikes with Taliban

June 4th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Karachi, Jun.4 (ANI): At least seven trained Al Qaeda commanders have entered Pakistan to carry out attacks on President Asif Ali Zardari and other important personalities in the country, Pakistan intelligence agencies have learnt.

According to the Daily Times, a meeting between the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and top al-Qaeda commanders took place in Afghanistan’s Paktiya province on May 3, where it was the decided that both outfits would carry out joint terror strikes across Pakistan.

Meanwhile, the Interior Ministry had issued a warning saying the TTP has sent suicide bombers to Islamabad and other important cities in Punjab and Sindh to carry out suicide attacks.

Militants have already entered Karachi, Multan, Faisalabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Islamabad, the ministry warned. (ANI)

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