Pakistani government issues general terrorist threat alert for Islamabad

The Government of Pakistan has issued a general threat alert on possible terrorist attacks in Islamabad on Sunday, October 7th. There is a threat of a terrorist attack against key government installations in the downtown area of Islamabad known as the “Red Zone” and the Marriott Hotel, Serenab Hotel, Holiday Inn, Best Western and Margalla Motel in Islamabad. Travellers to Islamabad should exercise extreme caution until tensions subside. In these situations, embassies, hotels, and markets frequented by westerners are often targets.

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