ISLAMABAD: Security at the Benazir International Airport in Islamabad has been beefed amid reports of a terrorist threat, Express News reported.
Early Saturday, security at the Islamabad airport was put on high alert after receiving intelligence report of a possible terror attack.
Rangers and army have also been called in and deputed at all entry and exit points, while the airport parking lot has also been vacated. All roads leading to the airport have been sealed off. Security has also been beefed at Chaklala airbase.
Entrance of private vehicles into the airport was also barred.
The areas around Noor Khan Air Base and Islamabad Air Port have been sealed by Pakistan Army, Islamabad Police, Airport Security Force 2/3— Muhammad Hammad (@_muhammadhammad) August 2, 2013
There was no confirmation provided about the nature of the threat.
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