Security operations are still undergoing to sanitize the airport at Karachi, even though the military had claimed that the operations were successful quite some time back. Prior to which three militants were found firing from the wearhouse.
The world is shocked and twitter reactions are flooding in from various quarters of the world.
Pakistan media reports: Airport attack could be to avenge death of top Taliban commander who was killed in US drone strike last year— TIMES NOW (@timesnow) June 9, 2014
700 civilians who were stranded at Karachi Airport have been rescued pic.twitter.com/Wpmg95EJ0B— TIMES NOW (@timesnow) June 9, 2014
Smoke rises from the airport in Karachi this morning after militants launch brazen attack pic.twitter.com/lBcLazMD6K— AFP Photo Department (@AFPphoto) June 9, 2014
Terror outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban claims responsibility for #Karachiattack - TV report— Times of India (@timesofindia) June 9, 2014
They always deflect,easiest thing to do is to blame India.Requires much more thinking-Commodore Ranjit Rai (Retd) on #KarachiAirport attack— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2014
Dunyanews reports that Karachi airport attackers entered in uniform of security personnel, forged identity badges, 1 attacker in custody.— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2014
#Karachi update via Pak media: Army commandos have reached, at least 5 dead in cross fire, heavily armed terrorists still at large— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2014
Pakistan media reports: 10-15 gunmen have laid siege on Karachi airport, have entered an empty aircraft. Heavy gunfire. Casualties reported— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2014
Karachi airport under terror attack, 4 gunmen have laid siege, firing on at VVIP terminal, flights diverted.— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2014