The Karachi Stock Exchange building on II Chundrigar Road, the busiest area of Karachi, was attacked with a grenade. The assailants also opened fire on the building.
Police, Rangers, and other law enforcement agencies rushed to the scene outside the stock exchange as soon as the attack was reported.
According to eyewitnesses, the bodies of two assailants were found near the door. The number of attackers was only two. A security guard was also injured in the incident. Immediately after the shooting, the door of the stock exchange building was closed. No one is allowed in or out.
Employees inside the stock exchange have locked themselves in rooms. According to eyewitnesses, the bodies of two assailants were found near the door.
According to initial reports, the attackers wanted to take their vehicle inside the building, but two terrorists were killed on the way inside the building in the exchange of fire.
On the other hand, rescue teams said that five bodies had been shifted from the stock exchange building to Civil and Jinnah Hospitals. According to police, two officers were also injured in the incident.