Pakistan: Al-Qaeda ‘destroyed’

He said the network could not have orchestrated deadly bombings in London, Egypt or elsewhere from his country.

“Al-Qaeda does not exist in Pakistan any more,” he told reporters in Lahore, after unconfirmed reports Pakistanis were being sought over bombs in Egypt.

President Musharraf said al-Qaeda “sanctuaries” in Pakistan had been over-run, and that Pakistani security forces had arrested 700 of the movement’s fighters.