Monday, 6 July 2020

Security forces foil terrorists attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange

Members of Crime Scene Unit investigate around a car used by alleged gunmen at the main entrance of the PSX building in Karachi.  REUTERS

KARACHI: Security forces on Monday have foiled an attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in Karachi and killed all four terrorists. One sub inspector and three security guards have also embraced martyrdom in the incident.

According to details, four terrorists hurled hand grenade at the PSX building and opened indiscriminate fire with automatic guns, martyring four people and injuring seven including three security personnel.

Receiving information about the mishap, contingents of Rangers and police arrived at the scene and killed all four terrorists in retaliation.

Counter-Terrorism Department’s (CTD) Additional Inspector General Dr Jameel said that the terrorists, ranging in ages between 25 and 35, entered the PSX premises from parking area.

He told that fake number plate car, advanced weapons and hand grenades have also been recovered from the assailants, identified as Tasleem Baloch, Shahzad Baloch, Salman and Siraj.

A clearance operation is underway in the vicinity.

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