KARACHI - At least 13 suicide bombers have been despatched from Afghanistan to Pakistan to carry out terrorist activities across the country, the Sindh home department warned security agencies, urging them to take necessary action to avert any possible terror attack.

According to details, the Crime Monitoring Cell of the home department warned of the possible terrorist attacks on schools, colleges and private/public places. The home department, citing the information given by the spy agencies, pointed out that a group of 13 suicide bombers had been despatched from Afghanistan to Pakistan for terrorist activities. The letter stated the suicide bombers were associated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Darra Adam Khel. The bombers entered Pakistan under the command of Umar Naray and Abu Zafar. The bombers have been tasked to sabotage the reputed girls’ schools located in Peshawar, colleges and universities. It has been stated that the other cities of the country cannot be ruled out in near future.

“Their likely attacks might be more deadly in nature as compared to Kharkhano Market and Charsadda University incidents,” the letter stated.

“In view of the threats, the authorities have been directed to heighten the security measures for educational and training institutions in order to ward off any eventuality. It has also been directed to beef up the security of other targets, including sensitive installations, airports, airbases, public areas and others,” the Sindh home department letter said.