KARACHI: Police today claimed to have shot dead 6 suspects including 4 terrorists of outlawed organizations during separate encounters occurred on overnight in different areas. Ammunition, suicide jackets and explosive material were recovered from their possession.

 According to police, on a tip off received from the intelligence department about presence of terrorists in Kashmir Colony of Mehmoodabad area and police raided in the area. Suspects opened fire on the police party and in the retaliatory fire 2 suspected terrorists were shot dead.

 Police said that the suspects belonged to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) outfit. Weapons, suicide jackets and explosive material were recovered from possession of the killed terrorists.

 Meanwhile in a similar raid conducted in Manghopir area of the city. 2 suspects were killed during the exchange of fire. A motorcycle and ammunition was recovered from the suspects. Police officials said that a bomb was attached with the motorcycle, which was defused by the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS).

 The perpetrators were identified as Zain-ud-din and Murtaza. The culprits had attacked the city court with grenades and then fled the scene in 2010. As bounty of Rs. 1 million each had been fixed on heads of the suspects. The exterminated terrorists were also involved in attacks on police and security forces.

 On the other hand, 2 drugs dealers were shot dead while 2 others were arrested in injured condition during a clash with the police in Purani Sabzimandi area.

 Rangers also apprehended 4 operatives of a militant wing from Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Gudap areas. Ammunition was recovered from the felons.