Al-Qaeda commander among four terrorists killed in Karachi

KARACHI: Four terrorists of outlawed outfit including commander of Al-Qaeda were killed in alleged encounter with police in Qayyumabad area of Karachi.

CID Incharge Raja Umer Khattab said the shootout with terrorists took place in sector D area of Qayyumabad. Police also seized suicide jackets and weapons from the custody of terrorists.

He said Qaeda commander identified as Sajjad was among the dead. He said the terrorists were experts of making suicide jackets and were planning to target office of intelligence agency.

Other terrorists were identified as Muhammad Hashim, Yasir Arafat and Shamim alias Commando.