LAHORE, Pakistan — A Pakistani policeman stands guard as internally displaced Pakistani civilians, fleeing from military operations against Taliban militants in South Waziristan, sit in a queue outside a registration office in Dera Ismail Khan on Oct. 19, 2009.
Police say six suspected Taliban militants with a suicide vest and hand grenades have been arrested while heading to a five-star hotel in Pakistan’s cultural capital intending to kill Americans.
Police official Zulfikar Hameed says authorities seized the six, one wearing a vest filled with explosives, on the outskirts of the eastern city of Lahore on Monday.
Hameed says police also seized 26 hand grenades and five detonators. The group included a 14-year-old boy and a prayer leader from a mosque in Pakistan’s Khyber tribal area.
Hameed says the militants planned to attack the Pearl Continental Lahore hotel but did not know for certain if any Americans are staying there.
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by Tactical-Life / Feb 9, 2010