Interior ministry warns possible terror attacks on 'Azadi March'.

ISLAMABAD -- Interior Ministry has issued an alert notice of possible terror attacks on public gatherings of 'Azadi March' announced by the opposition parties.

The interior ministry issued an alert notice of possible terror attacks by banned militant outfits. The copies of the notice were sent to chief secretaries of all province by the interior ministry.

It is stated that the protest march announced by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) increased risks for the internal security of the country besides creating the situation of instability. The notice warns that anti-state elements could take benefit of the instability by targeting public gatherings.

The ministry warned that a banned militant outfit could target 'Azadi March' after penetrating into participants of the demonstration. It added that anti-Pakistan security agencies have distributed $1 million among terrorists for targeting JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and other political leaders besides affecting the peace.

The notice further said that 'sleeper cells' could make an attempt to sabotage the peaceful situation with the assistance of local terrorists. Following the recent internal situation of Pakistan, India has escalated the tensions along the Line of Control (LoC) and...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT