Pakistan’s Stock Exchange Building in Karachi has been attacked by at least 4 terrorists. The incident took place on Monday morning itself.
Reports suggest that 2 citizens were killed while 3 others were left injured in this terror attack.The surrounding areas of the Stock Exchange Building have been sealed by the Police.As per the Pakistan Police, 3 out of 4 terrorists have been killed whereas, 1 is still stuck in the building which was attacked.The injured are been taken to the nearby hospital.
Sindh province Governor, Imran Ismail took to the social media platform, Twitter, to call out on this terror attack, “Strongly condemn the attack on PSX aimed at tarnishing our relentless war on terror. Have instructed the IG and security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are caught alive and their handlers are accorded exemplary punishments, we shall protect Sindh at all costs”, he tweeted.
The terrorists had launched a grenade at the main gate of the building and entered the building with non-stop firing, indiscriminately.
The Baloch Liberation Army armed group have claimed responsibility on this terror attack, by releasing an official statement.
Though the trading through PSX continued uninterrupted throughout the attack, as told by the Traders and Equity Analysts.
More updates are awaited on the matter.