KARACHI: Security forces killed four terrorists who attempted to storm the Pakistan Stock Exchange compound in Karachi in a gun and grenade attack on Monday morning, reports Dawn.
According to a police statement, one sub inspector and two security guards were martyred in the attack. Seven people, including three police officials, have been injured, the statement said.
The attackers, armed with grenades and automatic rifles, launched the attack a little before 10am and attempted to enter the PSX compound but were killed by security forces, said police.
Police and Rangers officials arrived at the scene soon after the attack and killed all four attackers, Sindh Rangers said. A clearance operation is underway in the vicinity.
Police said that advanced weaponry, hand grenades and explosive material has been recovered from the terrorists’ custody. Security forces are also examining a “suspected car” parked outside PSX. Officials of the Bomb Disposal Unit have also arrived and are scouring the site for any explosive material, including the car that may have been used by the attackers.
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Scenes from Pakistan Stock Exchange Karachi, where four terrorists attempted to storm the building at 10am today. All four attackers have been killed by security forces. At least two civilians have been so far reported dead while multiple injuries have been confirmed. #DawnToday