Pakistan | Karachi Stock Exchange under attack by armed men, at least 5 killed

June 29, 2020: At least four terrorists entered the Pakistan Stock Exchange premises in Karachi and opened fire after lobbing a grenade near the main gate of the building on Monday.

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June 29, 2020: At least four terrorists entered the Pakistan Stock Exchange premises in Karachi and opened fire after lobbing a grenade near the main gate of the building on Monday.

Officials said that the incident took place near the main gate of the stock exchange, and surrounding areas have been sealed by police and Rangers personnel. 

At least five people have died in the attack on the building. The dead includes civilians and two police personnel.

The injured are being shifted to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. People inside the PSX building are being evacuated from the backdoor.

As per reports, all the terrorists have been killed.

"An unfortunate incident took place at the Pakistan Stock Exchange," said Abid Ali Habib, Director Pakistan Stock Exchange. "They made their way from our parking area and opened fire on everyone."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail condemned the incident, which he said was aimed at tarnishing Pakistan’s “relentless war on terror”.

“Have instructed the IG & security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are caught alive and their handlers are accorded exemplary punishments. We shall protect Sindh at all costs,” he tweeted.

 

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