Three suspected terrorists killed in Lyari shootout


The paramilitary Rangers killed three suspected terrorists in an encounter in Lyari area of Karachi on Thursday.

According to Rangers spokesman, the Rangers on an intelligence report launched a search operation in Tughlaq Lane area of Chakiwara which led to a shootout with terrorists hiding in the locality.

The spokesman said that three members of an outlawed group were killed in the gun battle. The slain militants were identified as Khan Darwesh, Arshad Khan and Habib.

The paramilitary personnel also seized four suicide jackets, three kilogrammes ball bomb, four kilogrammes of explosives and a Kalashnikov.

With this action, the law enforcement personnel have foiled a terrorist attack in the city.

“The terrorists were preparing a bomb device to use it in a terrorist attack in Karachi,” the Rangers spokesman said.