KARACHI: Four suspected terrorists allegedly linked with terrorist outfits Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) and the militant Islamic State (IS), were killed, on Saturday, during a police raid at their hideout in Usman Khaskheli Goth area of Karachi.
During the raid, the suspects fired guns and hurled hand grenades at the police, whose retaliatory firing killed four suspects, informed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar.
“Among the dead terrorists were Molvi Ishaq, an important commander of LJ Nazar Ghuman, and Nazar Ghuman a former commander of the banned TTP,” he informed.
“They were involved in the deadly attack on Karachi airport, PNS Mehran base and Imambargah Ali Raza at M.A. Jinnah Road and were also involved in several killings of police, rangers and army personnel,” he continued.
The terrorists were reportedly planning to carry out terror attacks in Sindh.
A cache of weapons was also recovered from the terrorists.