Post Karachi attack: Security beefed up for Indian diplomats

Senior diplomats posted in Pakistan have been given bullet-proof vehicles: official.


May 18, 2011

NEW DEHLI: The Indian government has reviewed the security of Indian diplomatic corps posted in Pakistan and has provided bullet-proof cars to all senior officials, Indian newspaper The Times of India reported.

All officials posted in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad have been asked to curtail unnecessary travel. “Senior diplomats posted in Pakistan have been given bullet-proof vehicles,” an official said.

Though there is no specific intelligence input about any threat to Indian diplomats in Pakistan, additional steps have been taken for their protection. Security of the Islamabad High Commission complex has also been tightened, officials said.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 18th, 2011.

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