Islamabad - The United Nations on Monday said it has closed
its offices in Pakistan following a suicide attack on the office of
the World Food Programme in Islamabad that killed three employees of
the agency, including an Iraqi national.
'We have temporarily suspended our operations in Pakistan due to
the security risks to the UN staff,' said Ishrat Rizvi, national
information officer for the United Nations Information Centre in
Rizvi said she could not say when the UN offices would reopen.
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