ISLAMABAD, March 14 (Xinhua) -- One security personnel was killed and three others were injured in a terrorist attack in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, local reports cited a press release issued by the Sindh Rangers as saying early Wednesday.
According to the statement, a paramilitary force Rangers contingent was on a routine patrol in Lyari's Ali Mohammad Mohalla area in Karachi, the capital city of southern Sindh province on late Tuesday, when terrorists attacked them with heavy arms and hand grenades.
One ranger died by the attack while three others got injured. During the exchange of fire, a terrorist was also shot dead.
Following the incident, additional rangers and police forces reached the scene and started a search operation after cordoning off the area.
"A grenade, three bombs, one 9 mm pistol and magazines were recovered from the dead terrorist. The identification process of the assailant is underway," said the Sindh Rangers statement.