There’s an explosive manufacturing factory in the city!


In a grand operation launched by Rangers in Manghopir area of Karachi early Saturday morning led to the unearthing of an explosive manufacturing factory, arrest of some key terrorists and recovery of huge cache of weapons.
The operation continued for more than six hours and 200 personnel stormed into the factory and took into possession large stock of ammunition.
An alleged suspect, said to be an activist of a banned outfit, is among the six suspects nabbed from the scene. The operation was overseen by senior officers through helicopter.
Sindh Rangers termed the action a big success and are awaiting clues from various terrorists arrested.
Manghopir is said to be the stronghold of terrorists and has had involvement in various incidents in the province. Rangers have arrested more than 100 suspects, some of whom were released after interrogation.
Meanwhile, the dwellers of Manghopir locality held protest demonstration against the operation and demanded release of the innocent residents.
It should be mentioned that Karachi has long been witnessing an unending violence with gory incidents of targeted killings taking place on daily basis which has adversely irked the citizens besides affecting trade activities.
On the other hand, unabated targeted killings and violence continued to claim innocent lives in the city as two more people were killed and several others injured in violent incidents here on Saturday.
According to details, unknown miscreants threw two bodies stuffed in gunny bags near Meethadar area of Karachi and managed to flee.
Police said that the slained were subjected to torture before being killed. The bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities where identity of the deceased was yet to be confirmed.
Firing incidents continued in different areas of the city during which eight persons sustained wounds. The injured were shifted to different hospitals of concerned areas.
38 criminals shifted to Hyderabad: Some 38 prisoners allegedly involved in heinous crimes and terrorist activities have been shifted from Hyderabad to Karachi after three and a half month.
The shifted prisoners have affiliation with various banned groups which included Tehreek-e-Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Sipah Sahaba. They were shifted from Central Jail Karachi to Hyderabad in August.
Akram Lahori of banned Lashkar e Jhangvi is also one of the prisoners who were shifted in August from Karachi to Hyderabad due to a terror threat in the metropolis.
On the orders of IG Jail, the prisoners have been shifted back to Karachi. 13 more prisoners from Sukkur were also likely to be shifted in Karachi.
Truck carrying concealed weapons in city seized: A truck full of weapons was seized by authorities in Site B area of Karachi on Saturday
Arms and ammunition were hidden beneath layers of cloth consignments. Per details, the criminals opened fire and tried to flee from police when they were told to stop for snap checking. Police returned the fire and managed to arrest the criminals. The interrogation of the arrested is underway and important leads are expected to foil the fresh wave of violence and targeted killings which took root in the city on November 28.


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