Director General Rangers Sindh Major Gen Omer Ahmed Bukhari has said that the terrorists wanted to disrupt peace and damage the economy of the country by attacking Pakistan stock exchange.
Detailing the incident, he said security forces completed the Pakistan Stock Exchange attack operation by killing terrorists in just eight minutes.
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.
He further 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.
DG Rangers said the terrorists wanted to barge into the PSX building but the timely response of Police and Rangers foiled their attempt.
He said, “An attack of such nature could not be carried out with the support of an enemy state’s agency.”
“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.”