KARACHI: In a statement issued on their official website, the CPLC said that “the fake threat alerts are being spread to create panic”. It asked people to not become part of the panic by spreading the fake threats.
Addressing concerns regarding the security situation in the city, the press release warned that threat alerts were not circulated via social media but were “only disseminated to law enforcement agencies (LEAs) over trusted channels”.
“Please note that in view of the recent attacks, there is heightened threat and corresponding vigilance by the LEAs.
Support your own LEAs by reporting any suspicious activity. But don’t panic and don’t spread panic!” the security committee added.
The security forces launched a nationwide crackdown on Friday after a bomb ripped through Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine, killing at least 70 people, including 20 children, and wounding hundreds.