AP Radio AP Radio News:

Oct 22, 3:55 AM EDT

Paramilitary force kills 8 'terrorists' in Pakistan


Interactives
Interactive about flood-hit areas in Asia
Floods in Pakistan
Battling Taliban in Pakistan
A village destroyed: On the front lines of the Pakistan-Taliban conflict
Timeline on embassy attacks
Latest News
Paramilitary force kills 8 'terrorists' in Pakistan

Abducted female Pakistani journalist returned home

Pakistani court indicts ex-PM Sharif in 3rd corruption case

Pakistan extends militant leader's house arrest for 30 days

Pakistan arrests cleric over involvement in murder of model

Pakistan says fence on Afghan border will reduce attacks

Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills 2 children

Photo Gallery
Pakistan Elections
Multimedia
Child labor in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistan's paramilitary force says it has killed eight alleged "terrorists" in an overnight shootout in Karachi.

A statement issued Sunday says that paramilitary Rangers along with counterterrorism police raided a house, triggering an hours-long shootout. It says five "terrorists" were killed inside the hideout while three others were wounded and later died on the way to a hospital.

The statement says a counterterrorism officer and two paramilitary troops were wounded.

It says two of the gunmen who were killed were identified as members of the Ansar al-Shariya militant group, and that weapons and explosives were seized from the hideout.

© 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.