This is breaking news coming in from Karachi, Pakistan where multiple explosions were heard as a group of 12 suicide bombers opened fire and carried out an attack on a police station in the city of Karachi.
According to eyewitnesses, the attackers, armed with guns and explosives, stormed the police station. They engaged in a fierce gun battle with the police officers on duty, causing chaos and panic in the area.
Police officials confirmed that all 12 attackers were suicide bombers who detonated their explosives during the attack.
A heavy exchange of firing has also been reported during the search operation on the blast site inside the Karachi Police office. According to reports, six heavily armed terrorists with explosives are present inside the parking area of the building.
As a result of the ongoing situation, Shahrah-e-Faisal has been completely closed to all types of traffic, causing a major disruption in the city.
Reports also suggest that the total number of casualties has already crossed 20, including one very high-ranking police officer. This incident has sent shockwaves throughout the country, as the threat of terrorism still looms large in Pakistan.
In the midst of this ongoing attack, the Pakistani News Channel has been asked by the establishment to minimize its coverage, in order to avoid further panic and chaos.
The situation remains extremely tense as security forces have been deployed to the area to contain the situation and bring it under control. The people of Karachi are advised to stay indoors and avoid the affected areas until the situation is resolved.
The attack lasted for over an hour, during which several explosions were heard in the vicinity of the police station. The blasts were so powerful that they shattered windows and damaged nearby buildings.
We will bring you more updates as the situation unfolds…