USAID closes Islamabad offices over security threat

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 13:27

Lahore: US authorities have closed all USAID offices in Islamabad after receiving threats from unidentified miscreants, a private TV channel has reported.
According to the channel, the authorities decided to close the offices after two USAID officials received threats on the phone.

The channel reported that US authorities had suggested USAID officials take extra security measures, whereas Pakistanis working for the agency had also been directed to work from home.

ANI



First Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 13:27

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