Suspect terrorist killed in encounter with Rangers


A suspected terrorist was shot dead while another escaped in an encounter with Rangers here on Friday.

The police spokesman told that the incident occurred near Amani Shah graveyard in Latifabad Unit 11. The spokesman informed that 2 suspicious persons riding a motorbike were stopped for snap checking but they tried to escape and attempted to throw a hand grenade on Rangers mobile.

The Rangers personnel timely responded to the attack in which one of them was killed while the other one escaped. The spokesman said that a suicide vest was also recovered from the slain suspected terrorist.

The Bomb Disposal Squad has been called to defuse the jacket. The suspect’s dead body is yet to be shifted to the civil hospital for post-mortem.