Pakistan police 'foil bomb plot'

Three cars packed with explosives reportedly found in the city of Rawalpindi.

    At least six people died in a bombing outside the Danish embassy in Islamabad on Monday [EPA]
    "We have made some arrests," he added, but did not give any details.

    Two security officials, who spoke to the Associated Press news agency on condition of anonymity, said the arrested men were suspected of wanting to target "sensitive installations" and were being questioned by civil and military authorities in Rawalpindi.

    The police operation came just days after a car bomb outside the Danish embassy in Islamabad killed at least six people.

    On Thursday, a statement posted on a website purportedly used by armed Islamist groups claimed that al-Qaeda had carried out the attack in response to the reprinting of cartoons deemed to be insulting the Prophet Muhammed.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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