Security forces killed four attackers who attempted to storm the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday.
Initial reports said that four attackers came out of their vehicle and threw grenades after which they reportedly entered the building. At least two civilians have been so far reported dead while multiple injuries have been confirmed.
Police surgeon Dr Qarar Ahmed Abbasi said that five bodies and seven injured, including policemen, have been brought at the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi
Police and Rangers' officials arrived at the scene soon after the attack and killed all four attackers, Sindh Rangers said. A clearance operation is underway in the vicinity.
Weapons and hand grenades have been recovered from the attackers.
Edhi Foundation's chief Faisal Edhi is also at the site along with rescue services.
Sindh Inspector General of Police Mushtaq Mahar demanded a report of the incident from the DIG South.
Sindh Governor Imran Ismail condemned the incident, saying: "We shall protect Sindh at all costs." Source: Dawn