Rangers jawan martyred, suspect killed in Lyari shootout

March 13, 2018
Samaa Web Desk

Report by : Kamran Jalil

KARACHI: A Rangers personnel embraced martyrdom and a suspect was killed in an exchange of fire in Karachi’s Lyari area on Tuesday evening.

Acting on a tip-off about presence of terrorists, police and Rangers conducted a joint operation in Lyari when the attack happened, a police official said.

SSP City Shiraz Nazir told Samaa that a suspect was also killed in the shootout.

Additional contingents of police and Rangers were called in the densely populated old-city area once considered a hub of notorious criminal gangs and drug peddlers.​