Three terrorists killed in police encounter
KARACHI:Three suspected terrorists were killed in an encounter with police on Karachi’s Superhighway area late on Sunday.
According to police sources, the law enforcement agencies personnel on a tip-off conducted a raid at a hideout of terrorists in Khuda Baksh Goth on Superhighway.
Upon seeing the security personnel, the terrorists opened fire and in the ensuing exchange of shootout, three suspects were killed while two others managed to flee from the scene under cover of darkness.
Police seized suicide jackets and arms from the possession of the killed terror suspects. Police said raids are being conducted to arrest the absconding suspects. Police also said the terrorists were planning a terror attack in Karachi. Two of them were identified as Talat Mehmood, aged 60, son Of Hidayat, and another as Muhammad Usman, 35, son of Noor Alam, however, the identity of one deceased could not be ascertained yet.
The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.