KARACHI: The Crisis Management Cell of the Interior Ministry has sent a letter to the Sindh government, revealing that the Punjabi Taliban were planning on attacking Karachi’s Central Jail and other vital installations, Express News reported Friday. The militants also planned on abducting foreigners and other important personalities.
The information was given to the Crisis Management Cell by confidential sources. According to the information available, the Punjabi Taliban will pick up important people and foreigners in the first phase of the attacks.
Sources said that the Punjabi Taliban were planning these attacks in order to get arrested members released.
It was also indicated in the letter that the Punjabi Taliban’s mastermind, Aslam, along with his accomplices had reached Karachi to carry out the attacks, while a militant named, Faragh was said to have been present in the city already.
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