TTP plan to attack foreign aid workers in Pakistan: US
WASHINGTON: The Pakistani Taliban is planning attacks on foreigners participating in flood relief operations in Pakistan, a US official warned Wednesday.
“According to information available to the US government, Tehrik-e Taliban plans to conduct attacks against foreigners participating in the ongoing flood relief operations in Pakistan,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity.
“Tehreek-e-Taliban also may be making plans to attack federal and provincial ministers in Islamabad,” the official warned.
The floods have affected an estimated 17.2 million people, of whom at least eight million are believed to need life-saving humanitarian assistance.—AFP
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