Updated: 06/09/2014 08:00 | By Agence France-Presse

Pakistan military declares 'area cleared' in Karachi airport siege

Pakistan's military spokesman declared an end to a six-hour long operation following a militant siege of Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi Monday.


Pakistan military declares 'area cleared' in Karachi airport siege

Pakistani security personnel gather outside the Jinnah International Airport after the militants' assault in Karachi, late on June 8, 2014 - by Asif Hassan

"Update: Area cleared. No damage to aircraft, fire visible in pics was not plane but a building, now extinguished. All vital assets intact," said Major General Asim Bajwa.

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