Terrorists attack Pakistan Stock Exchange, 7 killed

KARACHI, Pakistan: Seven persons including policemen were killed when terrorists attacked Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in Karachi on Monday, hurled a hand grenade, and engaged in a fight with the security forces, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.

Besides, seven persons including a policeman, four security guards and two civilians also suffered injuries in the PSX attack which was foiled by the security forces.

Sources said that four terrorists in the guise of security guards entered the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday morning. They also hurled a hand grenade outside the trading hall.

In retaliation, the security forces killed all four terrorists.

However, in the exchange of fire and grenade attack, a police sub-inspector, four PSX security guards and two civilians were also killed while policemen among seven persons received wounds.

The economic expert Muzzammil Aslam told media that around 2,000 people were inside the PSX building when terrorists stormed it around 10 am.