A terrorist attack has taken place on the Karachi-based Pakistan Stock Exchange. According to Ary News reports, four terrorists broke into the Pakistan Stock Exchange building on Monday and started firing indiscriminately. All four terrorists have been shot dead. There are reports of five deaths in the terrorist firing.
According to Pakistani media, all four terrorists have been killed. Speaking to Geo News, the Inspector General of Karachi said the situation was under control and all the terrorists had been shot dead. Rangers and police have entered the building and a search operation is underway. The video of the time of the terrorist attack on the Karachi Stock Exchange is going viral on social media.
The IG of Karachi says the attackers allegedly wore the clothes of police officers they wear on off-duty. The terrorists attacked with sophisticated weapons and were carrying a bag that could possibly contain explosives.
How the terrorist attack took place The terrorists attacked the
main gate of the stock exchange building with a grenade and entered the building rather than firing indiscriminately. A police officer and a security guard were injured in the firing. Police and Rangers personal have reached the spot.
The area around the Pakistan Stock Exchange has been evacuated. The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment. At the same time, employees trapped in the stock exchange have been evicted from the back door.
Speaking to Pakistani media Geo News, Abid Ali Habib, director of the Pakistan Stock Exchange, said that an unfortunate incident had taken place inside the stock exchange. The terrorists broke into the parking area and opened fire on everyone. The militants broke into the railway ground parking area and opened fire outside the grounds of the stock exchange.