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Pakistan tightens security against terrorists

Pakistan is tightening security at likely targets for terrorists as fears grow that militant groups plan to destabilise the military-led regime at a time when it appears vulnerable. General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s military ruler, has been widely criticised for failing to formally oppose the deeply unpopular US-led war on nearby Iraq. Islamist parties, some of which have close ties with banned terrorist groups, have led growing popular opposition to the US invasion. Officials say it is impossible to anticipate when or where terrorist groups might strike. But they say US and UK business interests are particularly vulnerable.”There is an increased danger that others will say: ‘Here is an opportunity to attack western business interests in Pakistan,'” said a senior official in Islamabad. Full Story

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