KARACHI: A terror attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) has been thwarted by the security forces while all the four terrorists have been killed and 6 persons including 4 security guards and one sub inspector have been martyred.
7 person including a security guard are reported to have been injured in the attack.
On Monday morning , the terrorist attacked PSE with the hand grenades on the first day of business week. They kept on firing for about 7 minutes,
The security personnel deployed in the building foiled the terror bid killing all the four terrorists. Six persons including 4 security guards, a sub inspector and a passerby were martyring during firing by the terrorists.
Police reached the scene and closed the door for traffic; The injured were shifted to hospital.
EDHI authorities have confirmed the killing of 4 terrorist and martyrdom of one sub inspector and 4 security guards and a citizen..
According to reports the age of attackers ranged between 25 to 35 years. The terrorists came on blue corolla car and started firing after entering from the main gate. The security guards killed one terrorist on the main gate in retaliatory firing and did not let the remaining three terrorists to enter into the building.
The terrorists were equipped with arms. Imported ammunition , rifle , Kalashnikov, and hand grenade were taken in to custody. Right now 2 thousand people are present in stock exchange.
Before some time suddenly firing started followed by an information of grenade attack outside trading hall with hand grenades. Security guards saved 2000 thousands lives.
Police and Rangers have cordoned off the building . On the other side the emergency has been declared on II Chundrigar road . The air surveillance of the area and the search and clearance of the building have been completed. THE PSE has been reopened. .