Pakistan

KARACHI (Online) – Four suspected terrorists were killed during targeted operation by Rangers in Northern bypass Khairabad area on Saturday.


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The Karachi operation has been stepped up, after the four Rangers personnel were killed after an attack by unidentified armed men in Baldia town.

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On a tip-off, the search operation was conducted by Rangers in Northern bypass Khairabad area. The entry and exit points in the area were sealed and no one was allowed to enter or go outside the area.

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As soon as Rangers entered into the area during the course of operation, the terrorists opened fire on the Rangers injuring a Ranger personal. At least four terrorists were killed when the rangers retaliated to the gunfire.

The identity of terrorists could not be ascertained as yet, however they were between the ages of 30 and 40. Their face appearance gave the impression that the terrorists were Afghans or Pathans..

The Ranger spokesperson claimed that the dead terrorists were involved in the killing of security forces and were planning to kill police and Rangers personnel in coming days.

Well placed sources said weapons, ammunition and explosives have been recovered from the possession of terrorists.