Breaking: Gunmen Attack Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport

BBC news

According to BBC, armed gunmen have recently attacked Karachi’s Jinnah airport using heavy gun force and many grenades. So far, 5 victims have been reported dead.

[BBC Excerpt]

–“Pakistani media reported between four and 10 gunmen had attacked Jinnah International Airport’s old terminal.

Dawn News said security personnel had surrounded the airport and sealed off roads, and the army had been called in.

All operations at the terminal have been suspended and flights are being diverted, it said.

Staff are being evacuated.

‘Exchange of fire’

The security guards killed were said to be part of the Airport Security Force (ASF).

A doctor at Jinnah Hospital told Associated Press five bodies had been brought there, as well as one wounded person.

Dawn said the gunmen had infiltrated from the Fokker Gate area. Some reports said they had cut through a barbed wire fence.

There is no indication yet who is carrying out the attack.”–

We’ll keep you updated on the latest development of this story.