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Friday, 09 August 2013 - 13:35
US withdraws diplomats from Lahore consulate.
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The US has ordered all non-essential government personnel to leave its consulate-general in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

 

A senior State Department official said the move was in response to a "credible threat" to the consulate.

 

The official said that the US personnel remaining in Lahore should limit non-essential travel within the country.

 

On Thursday, the US issued a travel warning advising all US citizens to defer non-essential travel to Pakistan.

 

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