Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Pakistani celebrities express grief over KPO attack

Pakistani celebrities express grief over KPO attack

Pakistani celebrities express grief over KPO attack
Advertisement
  • Attackers invaded the Karachi Police Office (KPO).
  • Celebrities have now expressed their concerns.
  • KPO is a very protected facility.
Advertisement

After Maghrib prayers, a group of militants wearing suicide vests and armed with automatic guns and grenades invaded the Karachi Police Office (KPO). This unexpectedly ended a regular Friday evening. During a three-hour gun battle, security personnel searched the building floor by floor in an effort to find the attackers.

According to a government spokesperson, the forces retook the building after killing the three attackers. Four people died as a result of the attack, including two police officers and a Rangers official, while 16 others were hurt. The attack, which took place only a few weeks after an explosion that killed over a hundred people, largely police officers, at a police mosque in Peshawar, was claimed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Celebrities have now expressed their concerns about the current spike in targeted attacks and sent their sympathies to the armed officers defending the nation from extremists.

 

 

Maya Ali said, “It’s heartbreaking to see Karachi, my second home, in such a state. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone’s safety.” Farhan Saeed also extended his support by stating, “I pray for Karachi, and send my love and respect to the jawans who took part in the operation.”

 

Advertisement

 

 

Samina Peerzada tweeted, “My Karachi” while actor Adnan Siddiqui prayed for mercy. “Praying for the safety and well-being of all involved. Ya Allah have mercy on us,” he wrote with the trending hashtag ‘Karachi’.

Advertisement

 

 

Advertisement

 

Behind the Saddar police station, on Shahrah-e-Faisal, sits the KPO, a very protected facility. Several administrative and residential structures make up the facility, which houses hundreds of officers and their families.

Advertisement

Between 7:00 and 7:30 PM, the attack began when the attackers drove up to the Saddar Police Lines, which are located behind the KPO. They opened fire and ran into the confusion after initially aiming for a nearby mosque.

Also Read

Farhan Saeed, Arsalan Naseer & others speak up against inflation hike
Farhan Saeed, Arsalan Naseer & others speak up against inflation hike

Pakistanis are furious about yet another sharp spike in gasoline prices. Farhan...

 

Advertisement
Advertisement
Read More News On

Catch all the Breaking News Event and Latest News Updates on The BOL News


Download The BOL News App to get the Daily News Update & Follow us on Google News.


End of Article

Next Story