Pakistani interior minister receives death threat from Taliban

19:42, June 18, 2010      

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Pakistani Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik received a death threat from the banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, local TV channels reported on Friday.

Samaa TV reported that sources in interior ministry confirmed the report.

According to sources, Malik has been receiving death threats from banned outfits and appropriate arrangements for his security have been made.

Security arrangements will be reviewed and enhanced after the recent threat.

Meanwhile, Malik said Friday that he did not care of the threat and threats of militants would never influence his resolution to eradicate terrorism from Pakistan.

The interior minister said that he was resolute to clear Pakistan's soil of terrorists. He said that youth would now have pen in their hands instead of arms.

Malik had received a life threat from the militants in last year.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:黄硕)

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