KARACHI: At least four people were killed when a clash erupted between police and unidentified assailants who attempted to target the convoy of SSP Rao Anwar in Karachi on Saturday.
Initial reports revealed that Rao Anwar and his convoy left his house in Malir and were on their way to the High Court when suspicious persons on a motorbike made attempts to attack the vehicle.
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Police confronted the assailants, resulting in crossfire between the two sides. Police retaliation killed four of the unidentified men.
The identity of the assailants is yet to be ascertained; however, investigation is under way.
This is not the first time SSP Rao has been attacked. In April 2012, when he was making his way to the Malir court for, a suicide bomber hit his APC. The attack left five people dead and injured 18 others, but SSP Rao survived.
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