Taliban planning 'mass extinctions' by poisoning Karachi's water supply

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Karachi, Nov.24 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have warned that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is planning to poison Karachi's main water supply.

According to sources, intelligence agencies have warned that the extremists are planning to wreck havoc in Karachi by adding cyanide to the city's main water supply lines.

Sources said that there is significant information about the Taliban arranging 200 kilograms of highly poisonous chemicals for carrying out its nefarious plans.

Following the intelligence report, all the concerned departments have been directed to secure all the big and small pumping stations in Karachi.

The authorities have also been asked to increase vigilance in and around the pumping stations and supply lines, The Daily Times reports.

Meanwhile, Punjab Home Department has issued a warning that the TTP has dispatched two terrorists to Lahore to target the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) building, Liberty Market and government offices in Model Town.

In a circular issued by Home Secretary, Nadeem Hassan Asif, senior police officials have been asked to maintain strict vigil at all the exit and entry points of the city and enhance cooperation between the officials of intelligence and law-enforcement agencies. (ANI)

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