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Security forces killed all terrorists involved in PSX attack: Minister

Security forces killed all terrorists

Security forces killed all terrorists involved in PSX attack, said Minister Ijaz Shah.

Minister of Interior Ijaz Ahmad Shah said this in a video message on Monday.

Security forces killed all terrorists

He said as per the initial reports all the terrorists had been killed by the security forces in exchange of firing while four people of law enforcing agencies also embraced martyrdom in the incident.”

He said that law enforcement agencies and Rangers had cordoned off the areas and the building will be cleared soon.

Ijaz Shah assured that the security forces and intelligence agencies have eliminated the terrorists and their bases in the past.

Furthermore, he said this time too they will be eliminated.

He said that investigation of the incident had been started and the government would soon reach to the mastermind of the terrorists.

Earlier, the terrorists tried to enter the building of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) using latest weapons and hand grenade.

However, timely action of security forces thwarted their plot.

Four terrorists lost lives in gunfight with Pakistan Rangers and Police who foiled their attack on the building of PSX.

Meanwhile, five persons including a police officer and security guards also embraced martyrdom.

Many others including a police officer were injured.

Police and Rangers have cordoned off the area and the injured are being shifted to nearby hospitals.

They also seized huge cache of arms and ammunition from the terrorist car found near Pakistan Stock Exchange building.

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