Four security personnel injured in terrorist attack on Karachi airport (later reports: killed)

By Faraz KhanPublished: June 8, 2014


KARACHI: At least four Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel were injured in a terrorist attack on Old Terminal of Karachi Airport late on Sunday.

According to details at least four ASF personnel were injured when terrorist hurled crackers and opened firing near Old Terminal of Karachi Airport.

Terrorist were trying to enter the run way.
Back-up contingents have been called-in.
Police and rangers have cordoned off the area and flight schedule have also been put on hold.

This is a developing story and will be updated as they come in.


Categories: Asia, Pakistan

1 reply

  1. KARACHI: Two gunmen have been killed while five personnel of Airport Security Force (ASF) lost their lives following an armed attack at Karachi airport.

    According to initial reports, four armed attackers hurled grenades and opened fire as they entered the tarmac from fokker gate. This led to an exchange of fire between ASF personnel and the gunmen. As a result, two attackers were killed while five ASF personnel also lost their lives.

    SSP Malir has confirmed presence of four armed assailants at the airport.

    Smoke is seen billowing towards the sky from the tarmac of Jinnah Terminal.

    Flight operations have been suspended at the airport.

    Gunshots and blasts were being heard with intervals outside the airport until the last reports came in.

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