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Pakistan Police Kill Three Suspected Al-Qaeda Militants In Karachi

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Pakistani police say they killed three Al-Qaeda militants during a gunfight in the southern port city of Karachi on May 29 after raiding their hideout.

Authorities say the raid was in Gulshan-e-Buner, a low-income neighborhood of Karachi.

Senior police official Rao Muhammad Anwar said the militants belonged to a branch of the terrorist network known as Al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent.

Anwar identified one of the militants as Riaz Rajo, saying that he was wanted in connection with the killing of police and the murders of minority Shi’ite Muslims in Karachi.

Based on reporting by AFP and Dawn

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