ISLAMABAD: The security has been heightened in the federal capital to avert any untoward incident after getting the reports of killing of Hakimullah Mehsud, the chief of outlawed Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in a US missile strike in North Waziristan Agency, Aaj News reported Saturday.
In red zone, strict identity checks are being ensured and its adjoining areas including President House, Prime Minister House and the Parliament House.
Moreover, the tight security arrangements have been made in the federal capital like other cities of the country after contradictory reports poured in regarding the assassination of Hakimullah Mehsud in a missile strike in north Waziristan.
According to Umar Hameed, the spokesman of the interior ministry, the death of Taliban chief Mehsud could not officially be confirmed; hence, the reports are being garnered in this connection.
However, the intelligence sources feared potential terrorist attacks, in case the killing report turned out to be true.