KARACHI: Police on Saturday killed six terrorists of Taliban, the banned militant outfit, in a search operation in Karachi.
In the operation, Ahmed, the Taliban commander who was a close aide of Baitullah Mehsod, was also killed. The militants hide themselves in a mosque, run by Ahle Sunnat Wajamat (ASWJ).
As many as 300 policemen have participated in a search operation in Saadi Town near the Superhighway in Karachi. During the operation, militants retaliated with heavy firing resulting in the death of six of them.
“Four militants were killed during the search operation,” SSP Malir Rao Anwar told a local newspaper.
“The deceased belong to a banned militant organisation,” Anwar added.
A huge cache of arms was recovered from the suspects’ possession. It is pertinent to mention here that areas linked with the Superhighway are