Two terror suspects killed in ‘shootout’ in Karachi
KARACHI: Two suspected terrorists, associated with outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, were killed in a shoot-out with the law enforcement agencies on Friday night, claimed the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh police.
CTD incharge Raja Umar Khattab said the personnel of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh and Counter Terrorism Department carried out a joint operation following a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in Korangi district’s Noorani Basti area.
On seeing the personnel, he said, the terrorists challenged them and in the ensuing exchange of fire, they both were killed.
Raja claimed that the dead terrorists belonged to TTP and were involved in terrorist activities, including the killing of security personnel. Illegal weapons, including two hand grenades, detonators, and time devices were also recovered from their possession, he added.
They have been identified as Irfanullah alias Sheena and Khalid alias Tora Bora.
Earlier on August 15, CTD had claimed to have foiled a terror plot to target the Rapid Response Force (RRF) headquarter and killed two terrorists affiliated with TTP’s Mufti Shakir group in an encounter.
According to the police, the suspects were involved in different terrorist activities in Korangi, Awami Colony and Abul Hassan Ispahani road areas and maps of government and private installations were also recovered from their possession.