QUETTA: Several private educational institutions in Balochistan have been closed for one week after the provincial home department warned of a terror threat alert in the province.

Inspector General of Police Ahsan Mehboob has informed the heads of private schools to adopt strict security measures in wake of security concerns in the province.

The Balochistan Home Department had issued a letter to the IG Police that warned of three suspected terrorists who could target educational institutions in the province.