KARACHI: Rangers today arrested as many as three militants from different parts of Karachi.

According to Rangers spokesman, on a tip off received about the presence of criminal elements, Rangers conducted a raid in Kharadar and Kemari Town and arrested at least three militants belonging to banned outfit.

The officers have also confiscated huge cache of weapons from the possession of the detainees.

The Rangers as well as the police have been engaged in a three-year long anti-militant and crime operation the volatile city of around 20 million and come under attack by militants and criminals gangs frequently.

Many in the police say the operation so far has been a success because murders and extortion complaints have fallen.