Rangers kill four suspected militants

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Rangers kill four suspected militants KARACHI: Four suspected militants were killed in a shootout with Rangers here on Thursday.

Officials said that Rangers conducted a raid in Gadap, in an isolated area near the Northern Bypass, on intelligence reports about the presence of some militants and criminals there. The raid turned into an exchange of fire.

“Rangers personnel cordoned off the area,” said a spokesman for the paramilitary force. “The armed men in the hideout attacked personnel of our team when they were busy taking positions. The attack led to retaliation from Rangers, which triggered exchange of gunfire. After an encounter, four militants were killed.”

He said Rangers had recovered arms and explosives from the militants’ hideout and a search for their accomplices were under way.

Source: http://www.dawn.com/news/1289890/rangers-kill-four-suspected-militants

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