Saturday Feb 24, 2018
KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Saturday freed two foreign nationals, who were taken hostage, during a raid in Karachi.
Rangers' personnel conducted the raid on a bungalow located in Khayaban-e-Muhafiz area of Karachi's Defence neighbourhood, a spokesman for the paramilitary force said.
Three suspects were also apprehended during the raid, who were identified as Wasim Baloch, Naeem Rabbani and Fahad Shabbir.
The spokesman said the raid was conducted following a tip-off regarding hostages being kept at the bungalow. The recovered hostages belonged to Niger and Tanzania.
Officials also recovered weapons and ammunition from arrested suspects, he added.