The Sindh Rangers and Counter Terrorism Department in a joint operation killed chief of terrorist outfit Ansarul Shariah is among eight terrorists killed in a raid on Thursday night.
In a press release, the Sindh Rangers spokesperson said the Rangers along with Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) officials conducted a raid in Raees Goth area of Baldia Town on Thursday night after receiving intelligence reports on the presence of Ansarul Shariah militants.
Of the eight suspects, five were killed on the spot while three others were wounded but expired en route to the hospital, the official explained.
The exchange of fire also left one CTD official and two Rangers personnel wounded.
The spokesperson said of the eight, two slain terrorists have been identified as Arsalan Baig (target killer) and Sheharyar alias Dr Abdullah Hashmi, the head of the militant outfit.