Two suspected TTP men killed in Karachi encounter: police

20 Dec 2014

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The image shows men shifting a body.—Reuters/File
The image shows men shifting a body.—Reuters/File

KARACHI: Two suspected terrorists were killed in an encounter with personnel from the police's Crime Investigation Department (CID) here on early Saturday morning.

Personnel from CID's Anti-Extremism Cell (AEC) raided at a location in Karachi's Mauripur area on a tip off regarding the presence of suspected terrorists in the locality.

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They suspected men resorted to firing when the police party reached the scene, police said, adding that in retaliation, police personnel also opened fire.

During the encounter, two of the suspected men received bullet wounds and scrummed to their wounds on way to hospital.

CID AEC In-charge Ali Raza told media personnel that both men were engaged in terrorist activities and were “associated with the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's Khan Zaman group".

CID police has not reveal names and details of the alleged terrorists.