Karachi: Rangers kill three terrorists in Lyari


KARACHI: At least three terrorists were killed in exchange of gunfire with the personnel of paramilitary troopers in Karachi area of Lyari in Thursday’s wee hours.


The armed encounter took place overnight in Lyari area of Gul Muhammed Lane where a paratrooper was also wounded in the clash. He has been shifted to hospital.

According to Rangers spokesman, the paramilitary force was tipped off regarding the presence of operatives of banned outfit in Gul Muhammed Lane; therefore, a targeted operation was mapped out to nail the terrorists.

Heavy contingent of paratroopers entered the area to capture the saboteurs. However, the criminals ambushed them with heavy fire, injuring a Rangers man.

The paratroopers immediately cordoned off the area and gunned the miscreants down.

According to Rangers spokesman, latest firearms were recovered from the possession of the terrorists, whose bodies have been shifted to police station for their identification.