ISLAMABAD: The political unrest and other security related issues urges Australian Government to alarm its citizens travelling to Pakistan and had issued advisory plan to its citizens: “We strongly advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan at this time due to the very high threat of terrorist attack, kidnapping, sectarian violence and the unpredictable security situation,” said the travel advisory and it is also posted on Website of Australian Embassy. As per the advisory of Australian Government the perilous terrorist attacks are likely to happen anywhere at any time in Pakistan. It also mentioned Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Mardan,Nowshera, and Quetta as cities which have suffered such attacks in near past. “Recent attacks have focused on Pakistani government targets, particularly security and military personnel and institutions, as well as places of worship and religious sites,” it said. The Australian High Commission in Islamabad has increased its security, and advised Australian staff and citizens to “minimize their use of restaurants and international hotels”, and the likely targets that have been previously under attack. It came after five people including two military officers were killed in a suicide attack near Rawalpindi. The attack seems to be a reaction against the military action and airstrikes by Pakistan Air Force in North Waziristan tribal areas
Pakistan’s Worsening Security Situation Urges Australian Government to Alarm its Citizens Travelling to Pakistan.