Karachi: In a crackdown against crime and terrorist elements in the city, 5 suspects including 3 terrorists of banned outfit were killed during Rangers action.
According to the details, Suspects opened fire on Rangers’ officials as they raided an area near Super Highway Northern By-pass on information of terrorist presence. A befitting reply from the Rangers exterminated 3 terrorists. An officer of the security agency was also injured during the exchange of fire.
Rangers Spokesperson has stated that the suspects were involved in cases of target killing, extortion, robbery, kidnapping for ransom and bomb attacks on Rangers.
Two gang war operatives Adil alias Rund and Moeed were also shot dead by Rangers during a clash in Lyari’s Gul Mohammad Lane. The suspects belonged to the gangwar Baba Ladla group and were involved in cases of target killing and kidnapping for ransom.
Meanwhile the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested 10 suspects during a search operation in Manghopir’s Muhammad Khan colony. A rickshaw laden with explosives was recovered from the suspects.
CTD In-charge Ali Raza informed that the felons were engaged in making a bomb in a house. Raza also stated that 3 of the arrested terrorists were commanders of an outlawed organization.
On the other hand, Police have also arrested an extortionist during a raid in Pirabad area. According to the police, the suspect was arrested for extorting Rs. 50 lac from local transporter. A motorcycle and bomb making equipment were also recovered from the suspect. Police say the suspect belongs to Abid Machar group of a banned outfit.
Police also arrested 18 felons during raids in areas of Defence and Clifton.