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Pakistan Stock Exchange Building Attacked In Karachi, Cops Says 4 Gunman Killed

The gunman attacked the building, which is in a high-security zone that also houses the head offices of many private banks, with grenades and guns

 

 

KARACHI| This morning a terror attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi. All four terrorists have been killed said police. Two other people were killed in the attack, the officials report.

The gunman attacked the building, which is in a high-security zone that also houses the head offices of many private banks, with grenades and guns, Karachi police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon told news agency Reuters. While talking to news agency Reuters Karachi Police Chief Ghulam Nabi Memon said, “Four attackers have been killed, they had come in a silver Corolla car.”

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) tweeted that “the situation is still unfolding.” “There was an attackĀ on the PSX compound earlier today. The situation is still unfolding and management, with the help of security forces, is managing the security and controlling the situation,” one of the posts read.

Another tweet read, “We will issue a more detailed statement in due course once the situation is under control and more details are known. For now, firing has stopped and reinforcement is in place.”

Sindh province Governor Imran Ismail condemned the incident. He twitted, “Strongly condemn the attack on PSX aimed at tarnishing our relentless war on terror. Have instructed the IG & security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are caught alive & their handlers are accorded exemplary punishments. We shall protect Sindh at all costs.”

 

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