Lahore, May 10 (ANI): Pakistan’s intelligence agencies have warned about militants planning to target law enforcement agencies in Punjab using stolen vehicles.
According to an intelligence report, which has been forwarded to all concerned authorities, a militant named Abu Bakr was planning to strike in the region on orders of his commander Qari Zalzla.
The intelligence input further said that a white Suzuki van bearing registration number STP-9199, which was stolen from the Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi’s car parking lot, might be used in the attack.
Earlier, intelligence agencies had issued a warning regarding Al-Qaeda’s plans to target the US Embassy in Islamabad.
According to intelligence inputs, the terror outfit may use three bulletproof vehicles, which have entered Pakistan from Afghanistan, for carrying out the attack.
Intelligence agencies also warned that two suicide bombers belonging to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) might have sneaked into Rawalpindi to wreak havoc in the city, The Daily Times reports.
All law enforcement and security authorities have been alerted regarding the threat.
Following the report, the Punjab Home Department has directed all concerned agencies to beef up security in and around all important establishments and government buildings in the province.
Security officials have also been asked to maintain a tight vigil and scan all vehicles entering or leaving the province from each entry and exit point. (ANI)