Updated: 06/10/2014 17:11 | By Agence France-Presse

Attack on Pakistan's Karachi airport over with no casualties

The second attack on Pakistan's Karachi airport in as many days has ended, a spokesman for the Airport Security Force (ASF) said, adding that the two gunmen involved had escaped.


Attack on Pakistan's Karachi airport over with no casualties

A security checkpost outside Pakistan's Karachi airport has been attacked by gunmen a day after a Taliban attack left 37 dead, Pakistani soldiers shown here stand guard at the site on June 9, 2014 - by Asif Hassan

"It was not such a big attack, two people came towards the ASF checkpost and started firing," Colonel Tahir Ali told reporters.

"They ran away after the firing and because we are on high alert, under the standard operating procedure we called in (paramilitary) rangers and the army."

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