Pak Taiban threatens to kill Musharraf

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 10:32 hrs

The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday warned that former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf will be assassinated when he returns to the country.

The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has threatened to use suicide bombers and snipers to kill Musharraf, media reports said.

TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan told Dawn News: "Suicide bombers are being trained and assigned to assassinate."

"Moreover, Adnan Rasheed, who took part in a previous attempt to assassinate Musharraf, has been given the charge of these suicide squads," the Pak-based newspaper reported.

After nearly four years of self-imposed exile, Musharraf is likely to return to Pakistan on Sunday from Dubai to contest the parliamentary elections in May.

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