Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have killed three suspected terrorists in a late night encounter at Machar Colony area of Karachi on Sunday.
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shahid Hamid, CTD carried out a targeted raid in a house at Machar Colony, upon a tip-off.
The terrorists opened fire when police approached, he added.
After heavy exchange of fire, three terrorists were killed, while four others were arrested.
CTD claimed to have recovered a huge cache of arms and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
A heavy contingent of police was recruited to conduct search operations in the area, in order to nab further accomplices of the terrorists.