Mastermind of Karachi Police Office attack killed in encounter with CTD

KARACHI: The mastermind behind the Karachi Police Office attack was killed in the exchange of fire with Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel on Sunday night.

According to details, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) acted on a tip-off near Mai Gari Shrine in the Manghopir area of Karachi. An exchange of fire took place between terrorists and CTD personnel during which two terrorists, including the mastermind behind the Karachi Police Office attack Iriadullah, were killed while two other terrorists were arrested.

It is pertinent to mention here that four persons, including two policemen, one Rangers official and a civilian, were martyred when terrorists attacked Karachi Police Office in Karachi on February 17. Three terrorists were also killed in the incident.

Raja Furqan Ahmed

Raja Furqan Ahmed is the News Editor of The Pakistan Daily.

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