Karachi Police said on Friday that three takfiri nasbi terrorists belonging to the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan were killed in an encounter in Sohrab Goth area of the city.
SSP Malir Rao Anwar told media that a suicide bomber and the Ameer (chief) of takfiri TTP Karachi chapter namely Sultan were also killed in the shootout.
He said that heavy arms, detonators and suicide vest were also recovered during the police action. Qari Nooullah, a cleric who was training the takfiri militants for suicide bombings, fled the scene to avoid ending up behind the bars.
Intelligence agencies had already warned the government of terrorist attacks in Karachi and other parts of the country.