Pak Punjab CID had warned of GHQ attack in July

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Lahore, Oct.11 (ANI): An intelligence report of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has revealed that the Punjab Police had warned concerned authorities on July 15 that terrorists might launch an attack on the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

According to sources, CID (Punjab) had forwarded a report regarding the impeding threat to the Punjab Home Department and other law enforcement agencies.

The report revealed that banned terror organizations such as the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) were planning to target the Army Headquarters.

It also said that militants dressed in army uniform would try to force their way into the GHQ through a wall, which they would demolish using massive explosives.

Meanwhile, Pakistan's Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rana Sanaullah has warned that militants could now target public places instead of politicians and government establishments.

Talking to media persons outside the Punjab Assembly, Sanaullah said the government is prepared to handle any terror threat.

He said the government has decided to double the number of security personnel and field policemen in plain clothes, The Daily Times reports. (ANI)

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