Terrorist killed in Karachi shootout; two more gunned down in Multan | Pakistan

KARACHI: A suspected terrorist was killed in a police encounter late Wednesday night in North Karachi, Geo News reported.

In the encounter which took place near W-22 bus stop, the terrorist was killed while two of his accomplices managed to flee, SSP Central Irfan Baloch said.

Police recovered four hand grenades, six pistols, China rifle, 7mm rifle and three Awan bombs from the terrorist’s possession.

Another shootout took place in New Karachi Industrial Area in which a suspect was arrested in injured condition, while his co-accused escaped.

A pistol with three rounds, two M/cycles, repeater and eight mobile phones were seized from the criminals.

Terror bid foiled in Multan

The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) said it had gunned down two suspected terrorists at Sher Shah Bund area of Multan early Thursday, foiling a terror plot in the city.

According to CTD officials, the raid was carried out on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists linked to a banned outfit in the area. The suspects resorted to firing when the police approached their hideout.

In the retaliatory fire which followed, two terrorists were killed while three others managed to escape in the darkness, the officials said.

Police also recovered a cache of explosives and sophisticated weapons from their possession.

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