LIVE: Karachi airport siege ends, 22 killed including 10 terrorists

The Exprress Tribune

By Faraz Khan / Web Desk / Sohail Khattak / Saad HassanPublished: June 8, 2

 

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KARACHI: A brazen terrorist assault on Karachi airport’s old terminal came to an end early Monday morning, five hours after 10 militants took siege of the airport, the military announced.
At least 22 people, including the 10 terrorists, were reported dead in what is the first large-scale terrorist attack at the country’s largest airport in years.
According to reports, nine ASF personnel, one Rangers official and two PIA officials were killed in the incident.
Large plumes of smoke were seen rising from the runway area of the old airport (also known as the Hajj Terminal), as the airport shut down, passengers were evacuated and the flight schedule was suspended.      More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Categories: Asia, Pakistan

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