- DG Rangers says this attack is not possible without the coordination of "sleeper cells"
(Karachi) DG Rangers Sindh Maj Gen Umar Bukhari has said that the security forces completed the Pakistan Stock Exchange attack operation by killing terrorists in just eight minutes.
Highlighting details of the tragic incident during a media briefing in Karachi on Monday, he said that the terrorists reached the PSX at around 10:02 am and by 10:10 am all the four terrorists had been killed by security forces.
The DG Rangers stated that BLA militants fired six shots as soon as they reached the PSX gate.
He added two terrorists were killed at the first security post while the other two were shot dead on the second checkpoint. He said the terrorists wanted to barge into the PSX building but the timely response of Police and Rangers foiled their attempt.
He maintained the terrorists wanted to disrupt peace and damage economy of the country. Bukhari said, "Peace in the country was a frustration for India's RAW agency." He highlighted that it could not find a way to disrupt peace in the country so it launched an attack on the PSX, clearly indicating RAW's frustration.
He said, "An attack of such nature could not be carried out with the support of an enemy state's agency." Umar pointed out that the security forces are well aware who is behind such incidents and the nexus through which these attacks are launched."
"This attack is not possible without the coordination of sleeper cells." He said, "We will carry out an in-depth investigation of the incident and reveal those behind it."
He said, "The terrorists failed to achieve their nefarious designs which is our success."