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Four Rangers personnel were martyred in a firing incident in Ittehad Town in Karachi on Friday.

According to Police and Rangers sources, the incident occurred when unidentified motorcyclists opened fire at the vehicle of the Rangers .

The Rangers personnel were deployed for security outside a mosque in the area.

President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have condemned the assassination of Rangers ' jawans in an attack in Karachi.

In their separate statements, the two leaders said that the civil Armed Forces' officers and jawans sacrificed their lives for the sake of the country and nation.

In his statement, the President said that such dastardly acts cannot weaken our resolve to eradicate terrorism from the country. He said that operations against terrorists would continue till their complete elimination.

In his statement, the Prime Minister said that martyrdom of jawans would strengthen our resolve to continue the fight against terrorism.

The Director General of Pakistan Rangers Sindh Major General Bilal Akbar in a statement in Karachi said investigation is being carried out of the Ittehad Town firing incident.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has taken a strict notice of the firing incident.

In a statement in Karachi on Friday, he asked the law enforcing agencies to arrest the culprits at the earliest and bring them to justice.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has announced compensation of two million rupees each for the Rangers jawans who were martyred in an attack in Karachi on Friday.

Syed Qaim Ali Shah telephoned Sindh Rangers Director General Sindh Major General Bilal Akbar and sought report of the incident from him.


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