Thursday, June 30, 2016

Ramadan Death count: Pakistan 01/07/16

Pakistani paramilitary Rangers killed three terrorists in an encounter in Lyari area of Karachi on Thursday. According to Rangers spokesman, the Rangers on an intelligence report launched a search operation in Tughlaq Lane area of Chakiwara which led to a shootout with terrorists hiding in the locality. The spokesman said that three members of an outlawed group were killed in the gun battle. The slain militants were identified as Khan Darwesh, Arshad Khan and Habib.

A police official was killed in the provincial capital on Thursday when suspected militants detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED). “Unknown miscreants planted a bomb at a roadside in the jurisdiction of Faqirabad police station,” said police officials.

Gunmen shot dead four paramilitary officials in Pakistan's western city of Quetta on Wednesday, police said, a day after four policemen were killed in a region that is to host a $46 billion China-Pakistan economic corridor.

Ramadan death toll is now at 8,270