Intelligence Agencies had issued precise warning of Lahore suicide attack

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Intelligence Agencies had issued precise warning of Lahore suicide attack

Interior Ministry and intelligence agencies had on Friday issued security alert for Lahore before blast near Arfa Karim Tower Ferozepur Road on Monday.

Security had been heightened at the churches and police headquarters across the provincial metropolis amid Taliban threats.

Security measures were taken to thwart the nefarious designs of terrorists after intelligence inputs indicating possible suicide bomb attacks on churches and offices of the law enforcement agency.

Police sources had said that terrorists belonging to Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) riding on a motorcycle could hit the vehicle or convoy of top police officers in the big cities. 

The police department has issued a circular to the regional, district, and city police officers and directed them to ensure foolproof security arrangements for police officers, offices, and the headquarters.