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5 Terrorists Killed in Malir Encounter: SSP Anwar

Karachi (September 28, 2017): Five alleged terrorists were killed in an encounter with police in Sachal area of the metropolis. 

According to the details, five terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire with police personnel after their hideout in the metropolis’ Sachal area was raided on Thursday, said SSP Malir Rao Anwar.

Talking to the media, He said that police had conducted an operation after receiving a tip-off from intelligence agencies. He said that the killed “terrorists” belonged to Al Qaeda and the militant Islamic State (IS) group.

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The suspected militants were involved in bank robberies and murders of army and police officers, he said, adding that they had links with Saad Aziz, who was awarded death sentence for his involvement in Safoora Goth bus carnage and murder of prominent human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud.

One of the “terrorists” was an engineer and “belonged to a good family”, the officer said.

He also claimed to have arrested two militants during the operation.

Anwar said that police had recovered a remote control car along with three suicide jackets and weapons from the alleged militants, adding that they were also “experts at building drones”.

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