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Al Qaeda-linked militant blows himself up during raid

Al Qaeda-linked militant blows himself up during raid

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Sep 20, 2015 - 10:58

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber blew himself up during a raid by security forces in Pakistaninfo-icon’s port city of Karachi on Sunday morning, officials said.

At least two policemen were injured during the raid in Malir neighbourhood, Karachi police said. The injured were evacuated to a private medical facility.

The raid was aimed to capture a terror suspect, Farhan, who was reportedly in hiding in the area. The law-enforcement personnel traded fire with the suspect.

Before detonating his suicide jacket, the Al Qaeda-linked suspect threw two hand grenades at the raiding party. Farhan is accused of killing several security officers.

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