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Karachi operation: three suspected terrorists killed, 29 suspects arrested

Pakistan on 19 September 2013
Location : Karachi, Pakistan | Source : Dawn. Image Source: Dawn

Rangers and police personnel on Wednesday arrested 29 suspects and killed three alleged terrorists during targeted operation conducted in different parts of Karachi, DawnNews reported.

Police also claimed to have confiscated weapons from the arrested suspects.

Rangers personnel conducted targeted operations in Agra Taj Colony, Gulshan Iqbal, Mehran Town, Machar Colony, Quaid Abad, and Noor Mohammad Goth along with other areas.

Meanwhile, a suspected terrorist was killed during an operation conducted by CID police and Rangers in Manghopir area of Karachi.

Talking to media correspondents outside Civil Hospital, SSP CID Chaudhry Aslam stated that the suspected terrorist, who was killed, was affiliated with a banned terrorist organisation. He added that two hand grenades and an automatic were also recovered from the persons's possession.

Furthermore, two suspected terrorists were arrested from another part of the city after an alleged encounter with policemen.

Police personnel also claimed to have confiscated two hand grenades and weapons from the arrested suspects.

In Frontier Town, the police took into custody the main suspect involved in the attack on Noor-i-Haq's office, while another 18 suspects were arrested from Baldia Town.

Karachi is the financial hub of the southern province of Pakistan, and is besieged by extortion, kidnappings, and terror attacks. It is presently undergoing a targeted operation to rid the metropolis of such elements and restore it to its former peaceful state.

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