Three suicide bombers involved in Karachi terror attack

Three foreign fighters blew themselves up and seven others were killed by Pakistan's security forces during the attack on Karachi airport, a paramilitary spokesman said.

Smoke is seen billowing into the sky from Karachi airport. Credit: Reuters

Rizwan Akhtar, the regional head of the paramilitary Rangers, said in televised remarks: "Three militants blew themselves up and seven were killed by security forces. The militants appear to be Uzbek."


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