Pakistan Stock Exchange attack

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Pakistan Stock Exchange attack
LocationKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Date29 June 2020 (2020-06-29)
10:02 am–10:10 am (PST, UTC+05:00)
TargetPakistan Stock Exchange
Attack type
Mass shooting, grenade attack
WeaponsGrenades, automatic rifles
Deaths8 (including 4 perpetrators)
Non-fatal injuries
7
Victims11
PerpetratorsBalochistan Liberation Army (claimed)

On 29 June 2020, the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) separatist militants attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) building in Karachi with grenades and by firing their guns. They killed three security guards and a police sub-inspector. They injured seven other people.

Police reported that they killed all four attackers within 8 minutes by headshot.[1][2][3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pakistan stock exchange in Karachi under attack, say police". The National. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  2. "Gunmen attack Karachi stock exchange building in Pakistan". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  3. "'All terrorists killed,' police say after Pakistan Stock Exchange comes under gun and grenade attack". www.geo.tv. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  4. CNN, Sophia Saifi. "Multiple people dead after attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange". CNN. Retrieved 29 June 2020.