KARACHI: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar claimed on Tuesday to have killed five alleged terrorists in an encounter at Quaidabad, Gulshan-e-Bunair.
SSP raided the area of Quaidabad along with 500 police personnel on secret information about the presence of terrorists of the plotters of Karachi jailbreak attempt. When police party reached the scene terrorists opened fire on them, as a result a police mobile was damaged. However, in retaliatory fire five alleged terrorists belonging to a banned outfit were killed. Police recovered weapons and explosive material from the possession of dead criminals.
Later, two killed terrorists were identified as Sajid and Mateen. Police sources said that Sajid was the mastermind of Karachi jailbreak foiled bid.
During the action, police cordoned off the locality. Arrangements were being made to shift the bodies to hospital.