Pakistan: Terrorists attack police chief’s office in Karachi city

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    Karachi attack: In yet another attack, unidentified armed terrorists rocked the police chief’s office in Pakistan’s most populous city, Karachi on Friday. According to the sources of news agency PTI, heavy firing between paramilitary rangers, police and the attackers is currently underway. As per the latest development, at least two terrorists were neutralised.

    According to sources, the number of terrorists involved in the attack is not confirmed. The terrorists first threw half a dozen hand grenades into the main compound of the Karachi Police Chief’s office building and then entered the premises. 

    Heavy firing underway

    “Heavy firing is going on between paramilitary rangers, police and the attackers. All mobile vans in the district and area have been summoned urgently to the spot to surround the attackers,” one police source said.

    The Karachi Police Chief’s office is located near the main artery road of Karachi which goes from downtown to the airport.

    It is worth mentioning Pakistan has witnessed a surge in militant attacks since November when the Pakistani Taliban ended a monthslong cease-fire with the government.

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