Grenade lobbed at two Rangers’ check posts

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City Reporter

Karachi—Terrorists hurled hand grenades at two different Rangers’ check posts in Karachi’s Gulshan Iqbal on Sunday.
According to sources, the militants threw hand grenade at a check post near Gulshan Chowrangi and fled the scene while after three minutes another blast was heard in Essa Nagri. However, no loss of life reported in the incidents.
The security personnel arrived at both places and besieged the adjoining areas by launching search operation. The officers have gathered the evidence and registered a case against the culprits.
On the other hand, SP Gulshan Iqbal Fahad stated that two motorcyclists escaped from the scene after hurling hand grenades at the both check posts. He said that investigation into the matter has been started.
According to Inchage Bomb Disposal Squad Abid Farooq said 500 gram explosive material was sued in the hand grenades. On the other hand Home Minister Sindh Sohail Anwar Siyal while summoning the report of the incident from DIG East has directed to increase the snap checking.
Earlier on Saturday, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) police force gunned down two Al-Qaeda Bar-e-Sagheer terrorists in Quaidabad area of Karachi. Ammunition and grenades were also recovered from the suspects.
The action was conducted on identification of terrorists by the intelligence department. Both exterminated terrorists were involved in serious crimes including target killing and extortion along with plotting sabotage in the city.
The intelligence department is conducting further raids to apprehend the accomplices of the killed felons.

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