September 26, 2008

Pakistan: Security at Baluchistan Airports Increased After Threat Call

Text of report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP)

Quetta, 25 September: Like in other parts of the country, security at Quetta, Gawadar and Turbat airports was also put on high alert after a telephone caller's warning about a suicide bomber was going to target Benazir Bhutto airport on Thursday [25 September], Airport Security Force (ASF) officials here said. They said that security was beefed up in all three airports including Quetta, Gawadar and Turbat in Baluchistan aimed at pre-empting any eventuality in the wake of the telephonic warning.

Originally published by Associated Press of Pakistan news agency, Islamabad, in English 1539 25 Sep 08.

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