TTP men alongwith suicide bomber killed in encounter: SSP Malir

KARACHI: Eight alleged terrorists including 11-year-old plausible suicide bomber were killed in encounter with police early Wednesday morning in the limits of Malir police station here.

S.S.P. – Malir, Rao Anwar, sharing details of the incident with the media, said it was an intelligence based action leading to an encounter with terrorists allegedly involved in target killing, kidnapping for ransom and also attacking police and other law enforcing agencies of the country.

The raid conducted at a house located near Bakra Piri area off Malir City during which eight alleged terrorists were killed.  “Those killed included Gul Zaman, the TTP chief of Karachi besides Taj Mohammad alias Lala and also an 11 year old boy presumably a suicide bomber,” said the senior police officer.

Among those killed, he said only two could be identified including Gul Zaman, who originally hailed from Tank (KPK) and also served as TTP Chief for Tank as well as that of Karachi.

The identified terrorists were said to be also involved in killing of doctors and other prominent people belonging to a certain sect.

SSP Rao Anwar said a rifle, repeater, six pistols, a lap top and IED material were recovered from their possession. –APP