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June 21, 2016

Karachi: Police kill 3 suspects in alleged encounter

KARACHI: Police killed three suspects in the city's different areas in alleged encounters on Monday night.

According to details, police killed two suspects in an alleged encounter at Karachi's Gulshan-e-Maymar area. The Counter Terrorism Department had raided a farm house in Karachi after receiving information of the presence of militants. 

SSP Junaid Shaikh revealed that the activity was carried out at a house. Upon seeing the police, the suspects opened fire on the law enforcement personnel. Police retaliated by firing upon the suspects as well, killing two of them. The killed suspects could not be identified right after the encounter. 

In a separate encounter, police killed a suspect in Lyari as well. According to details, the encounter commenced when police began a search operation in the area and suspect Allah Bakhsh alias Chachu opened fire at them. The suspect was a key suspect of the Lyari gang-war and police claimed that he had been involved in the killing of 20 persons. 

Police also claimed that the suspect was also involved in the scrap market attack.