Pakistan Stock Exchange terrorist attack foiled by the Rangers, Police, and Security. four terrorists killed by law enforcement.
Pakistan Stock Exchange Attack, Updated 30/06/2020 11:29 am PST
Salman Baloch one of the attacker purchased Toyota Corolla from a showroom located at Khalid Bin Waleed road Karachi by paying cash for which he had also submitted his original CNIC (Identity Card), the record of which was possessed by the Excise Department.
CTD traced the route of terrorists from where they reached the Stock Exchange building. CTD complete the geo-fencing from Gharibabad to Tower Karachi. Terrorists used the Lyari expressway route from Gharibabad and reached the Stock Exchange building from Maripur road.
Terrorist Route: Gharibabad Lyari Expressway to Maripur road and from Tower custom house they reached at Stock Exchange Building. Investigators found two mobile phones from the terrorists, one smartphone and one simple phone, terrorists were in contact with someone who was giving him direction. According to the investigators, the phone numbers have been traced and the arrest will be made soon.
Updated 29/06/2020 9:35 pm PST
Mastermind of Pakistan Stock Exchange attack is identified According to the security sources, Bashir Zeb, the commander of the banned outfit, is the mastermind of the terrorist attack on Stock Exchange. Bashir Zeb became the commander after the slain terrorist Aslam Acho.
Karachi: June 29, 2020 morning at around 10:00 am news came from Karachi I.I Chundrigar about firing and hand grenade attack. Four terrorists attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange compound at I.I Chundrigar road one of the busiest street and a business hub of Karachi.
Police, Rangers, and security officials reached the spot as soon as the attack was reported, a big convoy of the law enforcement agency rushed outside the stock exchange building. The terrorist attack was foiled by law enforcement within minutes. After the attack, security personnel cordoned off the surrounding areas while II Chundrigar Road was closed to traffic from Meri Weather Tower and Shaheen Complex.
Security guards which were on duty outside the building of stock exchange fought bravely against the terrorists. The terrorists reached the compound (Parking Area) of the building in a vehicle (City Car).
According to the eyewitness, the number of attackers was four, while the bodies of two terrorists were found near the door in which one security guard was injured. After the attack, the door of the stock exchange building was closed. Employees of the stock exchange have locked themselves in rooms. According to the Sindh Rangers Spokesperson, all the four terrorists involved in this attack have been eliminated, the building is clear, the Bomb Disposal Squad team has been called. According to the DIG South “The vehicle in which the terrorists had come has also been sized and in our custody now, We have traced the car via Engine number The terrorists have purchase the car.”
Pakistan Stock Exchange Attack Investigation
Three security officials martyred along with the two citizens. According to the initial investigation, the attackers wanted to take their vehicle inside the building and wants to hostage the people which were the employees of the stock exchange. According to the sources around 1500 to 2000 employees were working in the stock exchange at that time, two terrorists were killed on the way inside the building, the evidence was gathered by the investigators. Law Enforcement agency has recovered four SMGs and four bags from the terrorists of food including bottles, dates, and other items. The attackers were spying the area before the attack. Police have also recovered a few hand grenades which were later defused by the BDS.
According to the security agencies, the forces responded promptly and foiled the attack. The terrorists entered the building through a parking lot of stock exchange. they planned to take people, hostage, According to DIG South, Sharjeel Kharal the attackers had sophisticated weapons. They had modern weapons, rifles, Kalashnikovs, and hand grenades, but brave security guards thwarted their attack.
According to Raja Umar Khattab Counter-Terrorism Department, The car which was used in the attack was registered on the name of Salman, he was one of the attackers and a resident of Balochistan. The car which was recovered from the terrorists was cleared in the record of CPLC, a car number BAP 629 silver color corolla.
Who were the attackers? Detail investigation
Responsibility is claimed by the banned terrorist outfit BLA via Tweet, once again a Twitter platform is being used by the terrorists. According to Raja Umar Khattab Counter-Terrorism Department, The car which was used in the attack was registered on the name of Salman, he was one of the attackers and a resident of Balochistan. The car which was recovered from the terrorists was cleared in the record of CPLC, a car number BAP 629 silver color corolla. DG Rangers Sindh Major General Omer Bukhari has said that Indian intelligence agency RAW is involved in supporting the terrorists who attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange.
Last month an ex Indian Major Gaurav Arya was given the threat to kill people in Pakistan via BLA (Baloch Liberation Army). According to the Sindh Rangers attack was reported at 10:02 am and we have eliminated the terrorists at 10:10 am which means the forces ended the operation in 8 minutes only. DG Rangers said that the target of Pakistan’s leading building Pakistan Stock Exchange was to harm the prosperity of Pakistan but despite this terrorist attack, the work in the stock exchange continued and remained positive.
He further said that the intelligence agency of the neighboring country ‘RAW’ was involved in the backing of the terrorists. Yes, we have started working against them and we will destroy them.
Attackers name are as follows:
Salman Hammal, Shehzad Baloch, Tasleem Baloch, Siraj Kungur
Terrorists were using Twitter to communicate, the responsibility of this attack was made through Twitter, and as usual, Twitter has not suspended any of the accounts, meanwhile, EMEA TRIBUNE is trying to contact the press team and the policy team of Twitter.
Update at 30 June 2020, Banned terrorists Organization who claims responsibility of attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange, an account on Twitter has been suspended but one of the attacker Salman Baloch account has not been suspended yet.
Condolences Tweet on Pakistan Stock Exchange attack
… and integrated response of Pak Rangers & Sindh Police, eliminating terrorists in shortest possible time. “With support of our resilient nation, we will foil all efforts of enemies aimed at destabilizing hard earned peace achieved through sacrifices of our martyrs” COAS. (2/2)
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) June 29, 2020
Strongly condemn the attack on PSX aimed at tarnishing our relentless war on terror. Have instructed the IG & security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are caught alive & their handlers are accorded exemplary punishments. We shall protect Sindh at all costs.
— Imran Ismail (@ImranIsmailPTI) June 29, 2020
کراچی اسٹاک ایکسچینج حملے کی ہر پہلو سے تحقیقات ہونی چاہئیں، اس حملے میں بیرونی ہاتھ ملوث ہے اور کلبھوشن یادیو جیسے نیٹ ورک کی پلاننگ شامل ہے، قانون نافذ کرنے والےاداروں کی شاندار کارکردگی نے بڑے نقصان سے بچایا، #سلام_پاکستان
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) June 29, 2020
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 29, 2020
Rafiq Soomro and Khalil Jatoi were the two security personnel who killed the attacker via a headshot, these two policemen are a hero of Pakistan, and Pakistan is proud to have them 🙂
Thank you Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Rapid Response Force, Sindh Police, and Pakistan Army, this was not the intelligence failure, but it is a success of law enforcement that we have eliminated four terrorists in 8 minutes. May Allah give higher rank in Jannat to the martyred people Ameen, and Thank you to the martyred police officers.