Pakistan denies al-Qaida targeting nuclear facilities

From The Guardian:

Pakistan‘s military has strenuously rejected allegations by a British academic that al-Qaida is targeting the country’s nuclear facilities in an attempt to obtain weapons for use against the west.

In an article for a US military journal, Professor Shaun Gregory, of the University of Bradford, said al-Qaida and the Taliban had targeted the country’s nuclear infrastructure three times in the last two years.

Gregory cited suicide attacks on a “nuclear missile site”, a “nuclear airbase” and a munitions complex at Wah, close to Islamabad, described as “one of Pakistan’s main nuclear weapons assembly sites”.

Read the rest:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: