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Taliban bomb Rangers in Karachi, three killed

Three Pakistan Rangers personnel were killed and 26 other people were injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-packed pickup truck into a compound inside Sachal Rangers’ headquarters in Karachi’s in North Nazimabad area on Thursday.
The injured included several Rangers’ personnel and civilians. The Taliban claimed responsibility of the attack.
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan said they had more targets on their list and whoever would raise voice against them would be targeted. He said the Pakistani Taliban had their network across the country and would operate from wherever they wanted to.
According to details, Karachi was rocked by the massive terror strike early in the morning when the suicide bomber rammed his pickup truck into a residential compound inside the Rangers headquarters in Block B of North Nazimabad.
The bomber managed to enter gate number 2 of the headquarters, first ramming into a tree and then the building merely 30 metres away.
The powerful explosion destroyed 28 vehicles and partially damaged the structure of two barracks. Various parts of the building also caught fire, but was put out swiftly.
After the incident, police and Rangers personnel cordoned off the area and began investigations. Rescue teams also rushed to the spot and moved the injured and the dead bodies to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Rangers’ spokesman Jawaid Iqbal Baloch said a vehicle loaded with explosives hit the residential area of the headquarters, killing three personnel and injuring 21 others.
He said the deceased were identified as Lance Naik Khalid Mahmood, sepoy Abdul Razzak and sepoy Imran Wali.
Sindh IG Fayyaz Laghari said initial investigation revealed that the incident was a suicide blast and more than 100kgs of explosives had been used for staging the attack.



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2 Comments

  1. Nadeem said:

    Is Imran Khan still against the operation to wipe out these scum,.

    COAS what are you waiting for topple this govt. & start the operation, clean up Pakistan of this disease.

  2. Nazia said:

    Why state no declare that Talban Forces are successful of managing parallel force in Pakistan as this nuclear power army is still unable to eradicate their network in Pakistan and from Karachi to tribal areas they can easily approach to their targets any time any where.

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