Friday, August 9, 2013

U.S. evacuates Pakistan because of ‘specific threat’

Hayley Peterson
The Daily Mail
August 9, 2013

The State Department has evacuated most of its diplomats from Lahore, Pakistan in response to terrorist threats against the U.S. consulate, according to senior officials.

‘We have picked up what we regard as a threat worthy of taking this action,’ a senior U.S. official told CNN.

All diplomats were ordered to evacuate Thursday except for a few emergency personnel. The diplomats were reportedly moved to Islamabad.

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