Islamabad - The ministry of interior has warned of more terrorist acts in near future, particularly in the settled areas of the country, as it issued a threat alert urging the security personnel to take appropriate measures to avoid any untoward incident.

According to the sources, Ministry of Interior (National Crisis Management Cell) Islamabad has issued a threat alert, warning that miscreants of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) may strike in the country again with Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar remain their special target. The Threat Alert — 081 — issued on February 2 from NCMC Headquarters Islamabad with a title “movement of terrorists towards settled areas” reads as: “Increase in the movement of miscreants of TTP towards settled areas (particularly Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar) has been observed probably for coordination/surveillance for some terrorist activity in near future. However, possibility of planning and coordination of some major terrorist activity in other settled areas cannot be ruled out.” However, the cell said that no further details were available on the subject.  The alert has asked all the concerned for maintaining extreme vigilance and heightening security. It said special measures be taken to avoid any untoward incident. The alert has been sent to more than dozen offices including prime minister and the president offices.