KARACHI : A Rangers personnel was martyred and another injured in an operation launched by security forces in the densely populated Illyas Goth neighbourhood of Karachi’s Korangi area on Wednesday night.
According to Rangers spokesperson, Hawaldar Ilyas laid down his life in the line of duty whereas sepoy Ibrahim was injured.
Notorious target killer Shafiq Kala and his accomplice Aleemuddin were arrested in the raid. The raid was conducted by 51-C Rangers on a tip-off about the presence of Shafiq Kala and his accomplices in the area.
Further reinforcement of Rangers and police was called in to launch a search operation in the area.
Shahbaz, alias Osama who opened fire on Rangers was injured in an exchange of fire and shifted to JPMC. Injured Rangers sepoy was shifted to CMH Malir.