Political, Spiritual leaders on terror hit list, warns Pak intelligence

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Islamabad, Oct.25 (ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have warned about a series of terror strikes across the country targeting political and spiritual leaders.

According to sources, an intelligence report has revealed that several imminent personalities and strategic establishments are on the terror hit list and could be targeted in near future.

Political leaders such as the North West Frontier (NWFP) Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain and other leaders feature high on the hit list, The News reports.

Security agencies have already been warned that three would-be suicide bombers in guise of security personnel and three other extremists have entered Punjab to create havoc in the province.

According to an intelligence report, terrorists could use vehicles belonging to an army official to carry out the attack.

Following the intelligence report, the Interior Ministry has directed the concerned authorities to beef up security in and around strategic installations across the region.

Meanwhile, security in and around former President General Pervez Musharraf's Chak Shahzad farmhouse has also been beefed up.

Over two-dozen closed circuit television cameras (CCTVs) and a separate monitoring room with modern surveillance systems has been set up at the farmhouse.

Sources said sophisticated digital security system has been imported from Britain. (ANI)

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