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Rangers man killed, another injured in Lyari ambush

KARACHI: Unidentified armed men gunned down a Rangers personnel in Lyari area in early hours of Thursday, ARY News reported.

The incident occurred in Nawa Lane, area of Lyari, when unknown armed men accosted the vehicle of paramilitary force and opened indiscriminate fire, resulting instant death of a Rangers man.

Rangers spokesperson said they were conducting a raid in the area when criminals attacked their contingent. The martyred personnel was identified as Asghar.

Another Rangers personnel was injured in the firing. The miscreants managed to flee from the scene. The injured official, who was identified as Rahim, was immediately moved to a nearby hospital.

Security officials and law enforcement personnel often come under attack in volatile Lyari due to frequent operation by Rangers and police in the area to nab criminals associated with gang war and other militant groups.

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