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PSX Attack

Terrorists attacked PSX compound: PSX

  • "There was an attack on the PSX compound earlier today. The situation is still unfolding and management, with the help of security forces, is managing the security and controlling the situation," Pakistan Stock Exchange in a statement.
June 29, 2020

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday confirmed that terrorists attacked the PSX compound today, whereas, the firing has been stopped and reinforcement is in place.

"There was an attack on the PSX compound earlier today. The situation is still unfolding and management, with the help of security forces, is managing the security and controlling the situation," Pakistan Stock Exchange in a statement.

"For now firing has stopped and reinforcement are in place," the exchange added.

As per reports, militants came out of their vehicle and launched a grenade attack at the main gate of the building, and stormed the building after firing indiscriminately. The Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) have sealed off the surrounding areas, whereas, the injured are being rushed to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

As per Sindh Rangers, all terrorists have been killed, where the clearance operation in the PSX building is ongoing. Security sources said the terrorists were armed with sophisticated weapons and had explosives-laden jackets.