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Eight Terrorists Killed in Karachi Encounter

Karachi  (October 22, 2017): At least Eight terrorists have been killed in a joint operation by Rangers and Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in the Raes Goth area of Karachi on Saturday night.

Rangers spokesperson said that two paramilitary personnel and a CTD official were also injured in the encounter. The injured personnel and the terrorists bodies were shifted to the hospital.

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He said Rangers and CTD surrounded a compound in Raes Goth and asked the terrorists to turn themselves in, but they opened fire on the law enforcers and in retaliatory fire, eight terrorists were killed in the gunfight. Five of the terrorists were killed on the spot, while three other succumbed to their injuries on the way to the hospital.

The spokesperson said that a huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered from the hideout. He further said that some terrorists have fled by taking advantage of darkness. Rangers spokesperson said that they have launched a search operation in the area to apprehend them.

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