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Karachi Stock Exchange building attacked by terrorists

Karachi: Men armed with guns and grenades attacked Karachi Stock Exchange building before 10 a.m. and tried to enter the compound of the building. Police and Rangers arrived at the spot and 4 terrorists were killed in the exchange of fire.

One sub inspector and two security guards were martyred in the attack. Seven people, including three police officials are injured. The deceased bodies and injured men were taken to the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi.

Advanced weapons and explosive materials have been recovered from the killed terrorists. Security forces are also examining the suspected car parked outside PSX. Bomb disposal unit arrived at the site and are searching the area for any explosive material that might have been used by the attackers.

Police said that advanced weaponry, hand grenades and explosive material has been recovered from the terrorists’ custody. Security forces are also examining a “suspected car” parked outside PSX. Officials of the Bomb Disposal Unit have also arrived and are scouring the site for any explosive material, including the car that may have been used by the attackers.

Karachi police has directed to tighten the security of all important offices and trading centres across the city.