LEAs kill 3 suspected terrorists in alleged encounter in Karachi
[DAWN] The law enforcement agencies (LEAs) on Tuesday claimed to have killed three alleged terrorists, reportedly associated with banned Tehrik-e-Taliban
Pakistain (TTP), during an alleged encounter in Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
's Kaimkhani Colony area of Baldia Town.
Initial reports suggested that the alleged encounter ensued late in the night when personnel of Sindh Rangers' Anti-Terrorist Wing and the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh Police cordoned off the area on a tip-off regarding the presence of suspected terrorists.
According to security officials, three suspects were killed during the encounter, however, few others managed to flee under the cover of darkness.
Two Rangers and a CTD personnel received bullet injuries during the shootout, a Rangers spokesperson said.
The LEAs also claimed to have recovered two suicide jackets, two improvised bombs, a 9MM pistol, and two SMGs from the alleged hideout of the suspected terrorists.
Moreover, raids were being carried out to arrest the remaining suspects, whereas, the bodies of the dear departed suspects were being examined to establish their identities.
Posted by: Fred 2018-01-03