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
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.