US diplomat targeted in Pakistan militant attack

· Armour-plated car saved consul-general in ambush
· Extremists pledge revenge over army operations

A top US diplomat was ambushed yesterday by gunmen who opened fire on her armour-plated vehicle in Pakistan’s volatile north-western city of Peshawar. Lynne Tracy, America’s consul-general in the city, was unhurt, as were the other two US consular employees who were travelling with her. Continue reading