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Terrorists’ Plan To Take People Hostage AT PSX Bldg Foiled In 8 Min: DG Rangers

File Pic: DG Rangers Sindh Maj Gen Omer Bukhari

KARACHI: DG Rangers Sindh Maj Gen Omer Bukhari has said that terrorists had arrived at the stock exchange building at 10:02am, and they all were neutralized by police and security forces within 8 minutes.

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Addressing a crowded press conference soon after visiting the stock exchange building which was scene of a terror attack earlier today, the DG Rangers said the terrorists, armed with sophisticated weapons and food, had plan to take hostage people at the stock exchange building, but they were not only stopped at the first entrance point, but neutralized within minutes.

He said a police sub inspector martyred when the attack started, while rangers and police rushed to the scene and fought the battle successfully.

The DG Rangers said the entire PSX building was cleared in 25 minutes, and trading went on uninterrupted. He said the attack had resemblance with that of attack on Chinese consulate, and the frustration of hostile agencies including that of RAW is obvious.

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