Pakistan: Suspected terrorist killed in encounter
Last Updated: Saturday, January 07, 2012, 18:34
Karachi: A suspected terrorist who was believed to be involved in recent attacks on offices and franchises of cell phone operators has been killed in a police encounter in the city on Saturday night.

Police officials said that Yasin who belonged to a banned militant outfit was the master mind behind the attacks on the cell phone outlets.

Yasin was killed during a encounter with the Crime Investigation Department (CID) personnel on the Shahrah-e-Faisal road.

Two of his accomplices were arrested and two CID personnel were also injured in the encounter. Yasin was the chief of A banned outfit's Balochistan chapter, sources added.

Two franchises of telecommunication companies had come under attack in Karachi within a span of two weeks.

In the first attack armed men killed two employees and injured others while in the second incident in the Hyderi market a outlet was targeted and an explosive device was used in the attack.


First Published: Saturday, January 07, 2012, 18:34

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