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Four terrorists killed in Quetta shootout

QUETTA: Four terrorists, including a woman, were killed while six security personnel sustained injuries in a fierce shootout between them at Teramal locality of Dasht on the outskirts of Quetta on Wednesday morning, ARY News reported.   A child was also killed while a woman suffered injuries when one of the militants blew himself up at the scene of the gun battle during the encounter. A spokesman of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) said that the security personnel acting on a tip-off raided a hideout of…

Shootout leaves two policemen, two terrorists dead in Quetta

QUETTA: A shootout at Sirki Road in Quetta left two police officers martyred and two militants dead on Sunday evening. Two pedestrians also got injured in the attack, who were right away rushed to the Civil Hospital Quetta for medical treatment. Falcon Force retaliated and killed two assailants after they opened fire on traffic police officials, while one culprit managed to flee in injured condition, said DIG Abdul Razzaq. "The officers on patrol nearby heard the gunshots and rushed to the scene. They engaged the…

ASI martyred, two robbers shot dead in Faisalabad shootout

FAISALABAD: A police official was martyred  while two suspected robbers were shot dead in Faisalabad shootout on Friday night, ARY News reported. Police said two robbers were busy stealing backup batteries from a mobile phone tower in  Mehmoodpur neighborhood. When they saw a police team approaching them, they opened fire in a bid to escape, a police official said. In the ensuing exchange of fire, he said, both the outlaws were killed on the spot while an assistant sub-inspect received…

One Rangers man martyred, five terrorists shot dead in Karachi shootout

KARACHI: A Rangers official was martyred while three others sustained wounds when suspected terrorists attacked them with hand grenades and automatic weapons on Tuesday night in the city's Lyari area, ARY News reported.   According to a spokesperson for the Rangers, a search operation was carried out in Lyari’s Ali Mohammad and Zikri Para on the basis of intelligence-based information about the presence of gangster Ghaffar Zikri in the area. A heavy contingent of the Rangers and police personnel conducted the operation…

Four terror suspects shot dead in Chaman shootout

CHAMAN: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have shot dead four terror suspects in a shootout in border town of Chaman late on Monday.  Security sources said the CTD personnel along with officials of intelligence agencies carried out a raid in a neighborhood of Chaman following a tip-off about the presence of terrorists there. The suspected militants on seeing the security forces opened fire in a bid to flee from the scene. When the security personnel returned fire, four militants were killed on the spot…

Passerby killed, two robbers arrested after ‘shootout’ in Karachi

KARACHI: A person was shot dead while two robbers were arrested in injured condition following a shootout in the city’s Shahrah-e-Faisal area, citing police sources ARY News reported on Saturday. According to the local police, three robbers were busy looting people emerging from the Karachi Airport. As a police team approached them, they opened fire in a bid to escape. As a result, a passer-by received fatal firearm wounds and died on the spot, a police official said, adding that when the police party retaliated, two…

Two alleged robbers shot dead in Multan ‘shootout’

MULTAN: Two suspected robbers were shot dead in a shootout with police personnel in Multan on Tuesday night. According to the police, the shootout took place within the jurisdiction of Jalalpur Pirwala police station when the robbers opened fire on a police team after it signaled them to stop. When the police personnel retaliated, two armed suspects were killed. The killed robbers were later identified as Aijaz and Aslam and were wanted in several criminal cases, said the police. Last month, the police claimed to…

Two terror suspects shot dead in Quetta ‘shootout’

QUETTA: Two suspected terrorists were shot dead in a gun battle with the personnel of the law enforcement agencies in Quetta’s Nawa Kali area on Saturday night. According to the local police, a police team was going to arrest terror suspects following the lead provided by their arrested accomplice. When the law enforcement personnel reached Nawa Kali area, the militants opened fire on them in a bid to free their accomplice from the clutches of the police, a police official said. In the ensuing shootout, two terror…

Eight Ansarul Sharia Pakistan militants killed in Karachi ‘encounter’

KARACHI: Eight suspected terrorists said to be affiliated with Ansarul Sharia Pakistan (ASP) were killed after a fierce shootout with the Rangers and Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel in Baldia Town of the metropolis on Saturday night, said police. Police officials said the paramilitary troops and CTD personnel jointly carried out a targeted raid in Raees Goth of Baldia Town after receiving an intelligence tip-off about presence of ASP militants the area. On seeing the personnel, the terror suspects opened fire…

Robber shot dead in Lahore shootout

LAHORE: A robber was shot dead while his three accomplices managed to escape after a shootout between them and the personnel of Punjab police, said an official of the police on Tuesday. The official said that four robbers tried to flee after snatching a motorbike from a citizen near Manga Mandi area of the provincial capital. When the police personnel challenged them to surrender, they opened fire at the personnel and in the retaliatory fire, one of them was killed while three others managed to flee from the spot, he…