"Police and security forces were rushed to the airport and all routes leading to it have been sealed. Staff is being rescued by the security personnel and moved to safer areas."
Islamabad, June 9 - At least four security personnel were killed after Pakistan's Karachi Airport came under attack by heavily armed assailants Sunday night, a leading Pakistani daily reported.

The attack took place at the airport's old terminal, also known as Fokker Gate, Dawn News quoted security sources as saying.

The attackers are said to have forged fake ID cards of Airport Security Force (ASF) and entered the area. Some eight to ten attackers are said to be engaged in a gun battle with security forces.

A hand grenade attack was also carried out on the Isphani Hanger.

Police and security forces were rushed to the airport and all routes leading to it have been sealed. Staff is being rescued by the security personnel and moved to safer areas.

Rescue teams are being allowed after being checked throughly.


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