KARACHI – At least four terrorists were gunned down in police encounter in Aliabad area on Wednesday.
The counter between police and the terrorists took place near Northern Bypass. A senior police official confirmed that four terrorists were killed by the police in an encounter. He said that the slain terrorists were affiliated with the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban.
The encounter occurred on a tip-off by intelligence agencies about presence of the terrorists in the area. In sector 11-J of New Karachi, one extortionist got killed in police encounter whereas, another extortionist was taken into imprisonment in the same area.
In addition to these happenings, an accused Ali Haider got killed in Paposh Nagar during an encounter. Also, a dacoit got caught and injured in Clifton area besides a mugger who was caught wounded and hurt in Badar Commercial area of Defence.
Moreover, an exchange of fire took place between the police and the criminals. Waseem Punjabi of Baba Ladla Group got injured in that gunfight and was later taken into the custody.