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Terrorists plot massive attack on Pakistan's parliament: media

06-21-2010 12:38 BJT

ISLAMABAD, June 21 (Xinhua) -- The intelligence agencies of Pakistan have warned the federal and provincial governments that extremists are planning a massive attack similar to those carried out on Jinnah Hospital Lahore on May 28 and City Courts Karachi on May 19 to secure release of their colleagues, reported a local media The Nation on Monday morning.

According to the report, sources have informed The Nation that all provincial governments and other concerned agencies have been warned to ensure security because the terrorists were planning a massive attack on important personalities and sites after attack on Ahmadis.

Their possible targets might be religious sites belonging to minorities as well as Parliament House. In this connection, it is learnt that the attacks would be a coordinated group activity possibly in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Karachi and Multan.

The intelligence report also recommends that hearings of arrested terrorists would be held in the jail premises to ensure security.

The report of possible attacks on important targets in the country came on the day when the whole nation of Pakistan is preparing the activities to commemorate the 57th birth anniversary of the late Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, which falls upon Monday.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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