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Nine reported dead in assault on airport in Karachi, Pakistan
Nine reported dead in assault on airport in Karachi, Pakistan

Heavily armed attackers stormed the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, late Sunday night, prompting a gun battle that left at least five security personnel dead, officials said. Four of the attackers also died during an hours-long firefight with security forces at Jinnah International Airport that sent travelers running for safety as gunfire and explosions were heard into the early hours Monday. Pakistani security officials said they believed about 10 people participated in the assault. By early Monday, Pakistani commandos had confined the remaining attackers to one part of the airport and evacuated all travelers to safety, said Asim Bajwa, spokesman for...

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