Money At least seven dead after attack on Pakistan's stock exchange

13:25  29 june  2020
13:25  29 june  2020 Source:   rp-online.de

Pakistan: armed men attack the Karachi Stock Exchange

 Pakistan: armed men attack the Karachi Stock Exchange © REUTERS / Akhtar Soomro The attack targeted the Karachi Stock Exchange on June 29, 2020. Police reported that armed men launched an attack on Monday, June 29 against the Stock Exchange of the economic capital of Pakistan. The assault left six people dead, police said, also reporting the assailants' deaths. The attackers got out of a car, threw a grenade at the building before opening fire, according to Ghulam Nabi Memon, the police chief of Karachi.

Armed men have attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi, according to local police. All four of the attackers and at least two civilians The BLA is an armed insurgent group advocates for the independence of Balochistan province from Pakistan . Karachi is Pakistan ' s financial center

Gunmen Wage Deadly Battle at Pakistan Stock Exchange . Police and paramilitary forces surrounded the exchange in Karachi during an hourlong firefight in which at least Separatist gunmen tried to storm Pakistan ’ s stock exchange in the city of Karachi on Monday, killing three security officers and

Karachi. Attackers armed with hand grenades and assault rifles attack the stock exchange in the port city of Karachi. They also have provisions with them, apparently planning a longer occupation. The police intervened quickly.

 Sicherheitskräfte am Einsatzort. © ASIF HASSAN Security personnel on site.

The attackers opened fire at the entrance and entered the grounds, a local police officer, Rizwan Ahmend, said on Monday. How many attackers there were and whether they got into the building was initially unclear. Inside, stockbroker Yaqub Memon said he and others had sought shelter in their offices.

Heavily armed forces gathered around the stock exchange, as seen on local television. The building is located in the heart of Karachi's financial district. The Central Bank of Pakistan and several national and international financial institutions are also located in the area.

Bloodbath at Pakistan Stock Exchange: Four gunmen are killed after shooting dead four security guards and a policeman as traders hid in their offices

  Bloodbath at Pakistan Stock Exchange: Four gunmen are killed after shooting dead four security guards and a policeman as traders hid in their offices Four gunmen have been shot dead after they attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange with guns and grenades, leaving four security guards and a police officer dead and at least seven wounded.The attackers arrived in a car around 10am local time before using AK-47 rifles and grenades to attack the building, wounding another seven people, local media reported.

A group of militants armed with guns and grenades has attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi. Several civilians and attackers have been killed in the ongoing battle, local media reported, citing police.

Pakistani security officials inspect the scene of an attack by unknown gunmen at Karachi Stock Exchange in Karachi, Pakistan , 29 June 2020. At least four gunmen and two civilians were reportedly killed and security forces have cordoned off the area as fighting is currently ongoing.

Police spokesman Shazia Jehan said a team of bomb defenders is also on the job to remove explosives from the building. At first there was no more information about the attackers. Insurgent groups initially did not admit to the fact.

The Karachi stock exchange is Pakistan's largest and oldest, and is now one of the stock exchanges in Islamabad and Lahore.

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