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PSX Attack

No terrorist could enter PSX, all were killed outside: PSX

  • Talking to media persons, PSX spokesperson said that no terrorist could enter PSX, as all were killed outside the premises.
June 29, 2020

Quick response from the Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) foiled militants attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday.

Talking to media persons, PSX spokesperson said that no terrorist could enter PSX, as all were killed outside the premises.

The 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.

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) was under attack on Monday, after four terrorists laden with sophisticated weapons stormed into the building from the parking area.

Some eleven persons including two civilians, four security guards of PSX, and one Police Sub Inspector embraced martyrdom, while all four terrorists have also been killed in firing and hand grenade attacks.

It may be mentioned here that trading has not halted in PSX.