Home - Local - Sindh - Retd major killed in Karachi’s TTP claimed attack

Retd major killed in Karachi’s TTP claimed attack

Advertisements

KARACHI: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed the responsibility of the attack in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority killing a retire major of the Pakistan Army on Saturday.

Advertisements

Major (retd) Ahsan Raza, 52, died immediately after the attack in DHA Phase-I.

“Two unidentified gunmen on a motorbike opened fire at Raza, in the early hours of Saturday,” said a duty officer at Defence Police Station.

The dead body of the retd major was sent to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) following the incident.

Advertisements

In the light of a statement read by spokesperson Muhammad Khorasani, the special task force unit of TTP triggered the attack in Karachi, beside an assault on a deputy superintendent of police DSP in Peshawar, and an explosion in Quetta, killing one Frontier Corps official.

Meanwhile, TTP has been underground for quite a while since the operation Zarb-e-Azb was launched last year against the terrorism in the country. Besides, the rangers have also played a great part in curbing terrorist attack and target killing in the biggest city of the country. However, this attack which killed a man from Army is an alarming one for the authorities of Pakistan.

Check Also

Uber launches in Karachi, here’s the promo code to avail free rides till August 28

Advertisements Finally, the wait is over as the ride-hailing app, Uber has launched its services …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *