Jinnah Airport Karachi Attack
Karachi: At least 26 persons killed when heavily armed militant attack Jinnah Airport Karachi, this incident happen on Sunday night when 10 militant attack on Pakistan’s busiest airport. 16 security persons and 10 terrorist were dead in this joint operation.
Airport Security Force Director of Intelligence said about attack
Airport Security Force Director of Intelligence Abbas Memon told that the attack was confined to the old terminal to neither the new terminal when they were not damaged nor any aircraft. He said the attackers than the old terminal cargo shed and gate Fokker could wear during the competition where they were surrounded and killed three of the attackers blew him up.
He added that during the operation of ASF 11 killed and 13 wounded.
Army, rangers and police participate in operation
Karachi Airport in an operation against the attacker’s army, rangers and police personnel were involved and it lasted all night, ten attackers were killed.
Report about attack submitted to the Prime Minister stated that the militants had planned destroy old and new airplanes.
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan accept the responsibility of attack
Banned group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman Shahidullah Shahid has claimed responsibility for said Karachi airport attack. He said that the attack was revenge for the killing of Hakimullah Mehsud.
Attackers entered through Fokker & international Cargo gate
Prime Minister Special Assistant of Civil Aviation said that the attackers entered in Karachi airport through Fokker gate and international Cargo gate.
The statement said that the airport has been cleared and normal operations will be started at four in the afternoon.
Earlier, Director General Rangers Rizwan Akhtar told media that the operation began at hal 11:30 midnight its ended on 04: 30 Am morning. In response to a question, he said that it would be premature to say the attackers were having foreign arms. He said that most militants were armed with AK-47.