Police killed three Al-Qaeeda terrorists in Karachi

KARACHI: Police killed three al Qaeda militants during a gunfight in Karachi on Sunday after raiding their hideout, officials said.The skirmish took place in Gulshan-e-Buner, a low-income neighbourhood in the city, when police were searching the area after receiving a tip-off that militants were hiding there, senior police official Rao Muhmmad Anwar told AFP.

“When police reached an area near a hill, terrorists started firing on them and in retaliation three militants were killed,” said Anwar, adding that the militants belonged to the al Qaeda in the Indian Sub-continent branch.Police also recovered weapons and explosives from the hideout, he added.


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