Four suspected terrorists killed in encounter with Rangers

KARACHI: Four suspected terrorists were killed in an encounter with Sindh Rangers in Karachi's Sohrab Goth area on Thursday, said a statement issued by the paramilitary force.

According to the details shared by Rangers spokesperson, an operation was carried out on receiving a tip off about the presence of alleged target killers of lawyer Husnain Bukhari, who was gunned down on March 4 this year.

Soon as the Rangers reached the area, the suspected terrorists opened indiscriminate fire on them after which an exchange of fire took place. One Rangers personnel sustained injuries while four miscreants were killed during the encounter, read the statement.

The director general of Rangers has already said that the paramilitary force would take steps to provide protection to lawyers and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Husnain Bukhari, a senior lawyer from the minority Shia sect who was also a counsel for several activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was shot dead in Karachi's Korangi No 1 1/2 area in March.

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