KARACHI: Intelligence agencies carried out an operation in Tariq Road on Friday and arrested a suspected terrorist who allegedly facilitated a 2011 bomb attack on a gambling den in Karachi.

Fifteen people were killed in the massive explosion that tore through the Rummy Club, one of the largest gambling dens in Pakistan, located in Ghas Mandi neighbourhood of the Old City area.

Sources said that personnel of intelligence agencies were investigating the arrested suspect Babar alias Bobby for clues to recent attacks on Rangers and police personnel in the city.

Sources added that further raids and arrests are expected following interrogation of the suspect.