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Pakistan on red alert for possible terror attack: Official

Last Updated: Monday, August 5, 2013 - 13:10

Washington: Islamabad is on red alert after officials received an intelligence intercept of a likely attack on a high-value target, two senior Pakistani officials have said.

According to CNN, they said that important military installations were under tight security.

A recently intercepted message among senior al Qaeda operatives raised alarm that led to the closing of 22 embassies and consulates on August 4 across the Middle East and North Africa .

The officials said that among the buildings being guarded are the headquarters for

Pakistan`s air force and navy, the report added.


First Published: Monday, August 5, 2013 - 13:09

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