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US tells diplomatic staff to leave Lahore after security threat

By Canadian Security   

News Public Sector Lahore security threat US

The Guardian reports this morning that the U.S. has ordered its diplomatic staff to leave Lahore, citing a specific security threat amid soaring terrorist violence in Pakistan.

Even though the US consulate in Pakistan’s second largest city was closed for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, non-essential staff were told it would not be safe for them to remain in their homes in the city. Read the full story here.

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