Explosive-laden vehicle seized in Karachi, 1 killed


Karachi: Police in Karachi successfully foiled a terrorism bid as it caught a vehicle loaded with explosives while one suspect was killed in exchange of fire with the Law Enforcement Agency (LEA).

Sources said that the car was intercepted by police early in the morning in the Manghopir area. As the LEA attempted to nab the culprits, it was fired upon. In exchange of fire, one of the suspects was killed on the spot.

Meanwhile, the central Muharram procession in Karachi that started from Nishter Park is on its way to Husainia Imamia Imambargah where it will conclude.

Stringent measures have been adopted in the city to foil any terrorism bid and ensure safe and sound passage of Ashura. Rangers and police are guarding the procession while aerial monitoring is also being carried out.