Sri Lankan cricket board warned over terrorist threat to Pakistan tour

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The Sri Lankan cricket board says it has been warned about a possible terrorist threat during its planned tour of Pakistan and called for a reassessment of the security situation before play starts in two weeks.

The SLC said in a statement on Wednesday that the Sri Lankan Prime Minister’s Office “has received reliable information of a possible terrorist threat on the Sri Lankan team, while touring Pakistan. Hence SLC has been advised to take extreme care and ‘reassess’ the situation before embarking on the said tour.”

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