The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Monday claimed to kill the mastermind behind the Karachi Police Office (KPO) attack.
As per the media reports, CTD team raided near Mai Gari Shrine in Manghopir area of Karachi where the terrorists were residing. The terrorists opened fire on seeing the CTD team. Two terrorists, including the mastermind behind the KPO attack, Iriadullah and Abdul Wahid, were killed while two others were arrested during the exchange of fire.
A suicide jacket, five weapons and two motorcycles were also recovered from the possession of the dead terrorists. The suicide jacket was defused by the bomb disposal squad.
Four persons, including two policemen, one Rangers official and a civilian, were martyred when terrorists attacked Karachi Police Office in Karachi on February 17. Three terrorists were also killed in the incident.