Updated: 06/09/2014 03:15 | By Agence France-Presse

Pakistan's Karachi airport under attack: officials

Heavily armed militants attacked Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi Sunday night, forcing the suspension of all flights, officials said.


Pakistan's Karachi airport under attack: officials

Pakistani policemen cordon the airport area in Karachi on March 24, 2013 - by Asif Hassan

Senior police official Rao Muhammad Anwar said the militants were armed with automatic weapons and grenades and were exchanging gunfire with security officials.

"Exchange of fire is continuing. We don't know the exact number of the attackers but suspect four to six terrorists have attacked the airport," he said.

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