The District Malir police claimed to have killed two alleged members of a militant outfit during an encounter on Tuesday.The encounter took place in Gulshan-e-Bunair, Quaidabad.
The suspects were identified as Qari Sajjad Niaz and Matin. “We had intelligence reports that four militants had arrived from Waziristan and were planning to carry out a major terror activity in the city,” said District Malir SSP Rao Anwar.
He claimed that the militants were involved in the attack on the police commandos’ bus outside the Razzakabad Police Training Centre in February, 2014, which had claimed lives of 13 commandos. “One of the militants, Matin, can be seen parking the explosives laden vehicle outside the Razzakabad Training Centre in the CCTV footage,” said SSP Anwar. He added that two of their companions, Daud and Qari Saeed, managed to escape.