Brave police officer describes gun battle throughout Pakistan Stock Exchange assault in Karachi

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KARACHI: A courageous younger officer has described in a video the gun battle that passed off through the Karachi Stock Exchange (PSX) mass capturing Monday morning, saying the assailants attacked in a coordinated method.

Officer Khalil, a part of the Sindh Police’s Rapid Response Force (RRF), stated one of many terrorists was launching grenade assaults and one other firing pictures.

Police had defined following the assault that each one 4 terrorists who focused the PSX constructing Monday morning had been killed, whereas two safety guards and a police sub-inspector martyred as they repelled the try to storm the busiest constructing on Karachi’s I.I. Chundrigar Road, often known as Pakistan’s Wall Street.

In a video viral on social media and obtained by Geo News, Khalil stated: “I had shot one [of the assailants] and he died. Then I heard somebody saying there was one other assailant capturing at us.

“As he tried to pull out the pin from the grenade, I shot him straight in the head. He fell to the ground and two of us stepped forward,” acknowledged Khalil, an officer who’s a part of the Sindh Police’s Rapid Response Force (RRF) and who fought the assailants through the Karachi Stock Exchange (PSX) mass capturing earlier as we speak. The News/through Geo.television.

“That’s what I heard from outdoors. I ended firing [momentarily] and retreated. Then we have been suggested to proceed, with two of us to remain within the entrance and fireplace whereas one other gave us cowl.

“As one of us started firing, the other [inaudible]… It was just a little ahead from here. As the second one [terrorist] stepped out — and he had seen me — I shot him twice and injured him,” the younger officer stated.

Khalil then talked about a pause of milliseconds when one of many assailants tried to reach different ammunition for a contemporary assault however careworn that he was well-prepared for it.

The terrorist “then took out a grenade [to launch at us] so I aimed and fired at his hand and the grenade, in addition to the weapon, dropped from his grip.

“As he tried to pull out the pin from the grenade, I shot him straight in the head. He fell to the ground and two of us stepped forward,” the officer acknowledged.

“There was another one I had shot and injured. Afterwards, my colleague went ahead to continue the operation,” he added.