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Security in Pakistani city on red alert amid reports of Tajik suicide bomber

ISLAMABAD, June 14 (KUNA) -- The security in a Pakistani eastern city was given red alert Sunday night amid intelligence reports of a Tajik suicide bomber, said police.
After authorities received that a Tajik suicide bomber has entered in city of Lahore, capital of eastern Punjab province, and was planning to attack some crowded place, security was beefed up, police sources told KUNA.
Journalists from Lahore told this correspondent that all busy and crowded bazaars of Lahore, which remain open throughout the night, were immediately closed and heavy police deployment was made at all entry and exit points of the city.
The latest development came a day after anti-Taliban Allama Sarfraz Naqvi was killed in a suicide attack. Earlier, last month a huge suicide blast hit Rescue 15 office and killed over 24 and wounded more than a hundred others. (end) amn.bs KUNA 142211 Jun 09NNNN