IG Sindh removed amid rising terrorist attacks in Karachi

IG Sindh removed amid rising terrorist attacks in Karachi


Karachi: Inspector General (IG) Police Sindh Mustaq Mehar has been removed from his position amid surge in terrorist attacks in the provincial capital.

According to the notice issued by the Chief Secretary, Mushtaq Mehar has been instructed to report to the Compilation Division. Meanwhile, Kamran Afzal has been given extras for IG Sindh.

On the other hand, main accused involved in Karachi Saddar bomb blast along with his accomplice has been killed in encounter with intelligence agencies and Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel in Karachi in the wee hours of Wednesday.

According to details, intelligence agencies and CTD conducted a joint operation in Maripur area of Karachi during which terrorists present in the area opened fire. The law enforcement agencies returned the fire due to which two terrorists were killed.

According to CTD spokesperson, the killed terrorists were identified as Allah Dino and Nawab and belonged to a banned organization. The spokesperson also informed that two other terrorists managed to escape from the scene.

It is worth mentioning that one person was killed and 13 others were injured in a powerful bomb explosion in Sardar, Karachi, on Thursday, with the explosive material under 2.5 kilograms, according to the findings of the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS).

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