Terror alert in Islamabad: US embassy closed
Amid the reports that scores of Baitullah Masood’s who are slipped to Islamabad may target foreign national present in Pakistan, US embassy in Islamabad has suspended some of it's services. Private schools also reportedly closed down in order to avaoid terror incidents. Pakistani Intelligence agencies warn that the terrorist are planning to conduct suicide attacks inside the country.
In the meanwhile the US embassy asked it's staff to take extra precautions while traveling in public.
ISLAMABAD: The United States' embassy here suspended visa and routine consular services today due to ‘heightened security' measures taken after the Pakistani administration declared a terror alert in the capital, a spokesman said.
The embassy will provide emergency consular services for Americans and the routine operations will resume on Monday. The US consulates in Lahore, Karachi and Peshawar would be open on Friday, the spokesman said.