Pakistan officials: '18 killed' in airport assault

Pakistan security officials have said that all 10 gunmen and at least 18 people have been killed in a five-hour assault on Karachi airport, the Associated Press have reported.


Pakistani officials say 18 now dead in Karachi airport attack, as well as all 10 attackers:

Rizwan Akhtar, the paramilitary Rangers chief, says all 10 "terrorists" who attacked the Jinnah International Airport have been killed.

The death toll now stands at 18 people and 10 gunmen.

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