Pak Brigadier shot dead. Pak Govt. Asks Illegal Afghans to Leave
As violent incidents involving foreigners - especially Afghans - increasing in Pakistani cities, Interior Minister of Pakistan asked all illegel Afghans staying in the Capital, Islamabad, to leave within 72 hours.
In an attack involving suspected Taliban terrorists that killed a Pakistani Army Brigadier and his driver prompted the government to issue this notice.
The dead Brigadier,Moin-ud-din Ahmed, was a deputy force commander of United Nations Mission in Sudan, was on a vacation.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik has issued a 72-hour notice for illegal Afghans living in Islamabad to leave the capital.
The interior minister issued the ultimatum following today’s militant attack on a senior military official in Sector G11, a residential area that is located near an illegal Afghan settlement.
Rehman Malik has also ordered a door-to-door search in five major sectors of the capital, including G9, G10 and G11. The objective of this search is to hunt down illegal Afghans and terrorists.
The interior minister has also said certain Pakistani money exchange agencies and their foreign sources are involved in terror financing.