ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Monday said that Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was being reorganized from Afghanistan to launch terrorist activities in Pakistan.
“There are security threats in Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Karachi, but Pakistani security agencies are on high alert and ready to thwart any possible terrorist attempt,” Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said while talking to media in Islamabad.
The minister said five terrorists were killed on March 7 by the armed forces and they were striving hard to eradicate terrorism from the country.
He expressed the resolve of his government to root out extremism and terrorism from every nook and corner of the country.
He was talking to journalists at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) after inquiring about the health of two policemen who sustained bullet injuries on Sunday night when unidentified motorcyclists opened fire on them.
“The families of martyred cops are being given compensation money, besides welfare package,” said the minister.