KARACHI: At least nine suspected terrorists were killed in a shootout with police in Karachi on Friday.
The gun-battle took place near Northern Bypass.
He said that suicide vests were also recovered from the possession of the suspects.
Separately, Rangers said that 18 suspected terrorists , including local emir of a banned outfit, were killed in a crackdown in the last 24 hours.
According to a statement issued by the Sindh Rangers, five of those killed in Mangho Pir area were members of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, including their local emir Malik Tasudduq Hussain. Others were identified as Sheeraz, Noshahd, Sheeraz alias Sajjad and Azizullah.