Intelligence officer, 2 militants killed in crossfire during Rangers raid in Karachi

Intelligence-driven raid was conducted at suspected hideouts of banned outfits in city’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area


Faraz Khan August 18, 2015
Officials claim the militants belong to the Baloch Liberation Army. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

KARACHI: An intelligence officer was killed in an exchange of fire with militants during an intelligence-driven Rangers raid Monday night in Karachi.

Two terrorists were also killed in the targeted raid, which was conducted at suspected hideouts of banned outfits in the city’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area.

As Rangers conducted the raid, terrorists intercepted and opened fire, which resulted in the death of three people.

Muhammad Sajjad, an Intelligence Officer, was killed in the cross fire, along with two terrorists, identified as Abdul Ahad and Saleh.

Read: Rangers raid MQM Landhi offices, arrest at least 7 workers: Farooq Sattar

Initial reports from the DIG East Office revealed that two 9mm pistols were recovered from the vicinity.

Earlier this month, Rangers carried out a raid at four unit offices of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement in Karachi’s Landhi area, with the party claiming at least seven workers had been arrested.

COMMENTS (4)

Ahsan | 6 years ago | Reply Rest in peace to the martyres. Crush these terrorists and their sympathisers alike.
Kickass | 6 years ago | Reply Own casualties should not be accepted. Be ruthless when any one of our security men are wounded or killed. Put fear of God in their minds and they would never give a fight again. These are not normal times therefore the conduct of operation should also be not normal.
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