The paramilitary forces
also claimed to have recovered three Awan bombs, four Kalashnikovs, two hand grenades, 9mm pistols and magazines from the spot.
As per the special powers granted to Rangers under the Anti-Terrorism Act, the paramilitary force
, which has had a presence in Karachi for several years, can take independent action against criminals and suspected terrorists.
A report issued by the paramilitary force
at the end of 2016 stated that the Rangers had conducted 1,992 operations across the city over the year through which more than 2,847 suspected criminals were taken into custody.
The paramilitary force
warned Daesh militants and their "regional and international supporters" that similar retaliatory attacks would target them as well if another assault in Iran occurs.
The official, while mentioning a notification issued by the Sindh government on August 1, 2016, said that the paramilitary force
could not carry out any operation "independently".
The men were from a paramilitary force
recruited from members of ethnic Pashtun tribes in Northwestern Pakistan.
FC officials and senior provincial minister Bashir Bilour confirmed that around 70 recruits of the paramilitary force
were among the dead and the injured also included many personnel.
base, adding, after explosions firing brojke out between
The bomber was believed to have targetted members of the Frontier Constabulary, part of Pakistan's paramilitary force
, used to protect diplomatic missions and the homes of prominent figures.
Rank-and-file police yesterday lambasted Metropolitan Police Chief Sir Ian Blair over claims he referred to former colleagues in Northern Ireland as members of a paramilitary force
He said: "The Orange Lodge would become a paramilitary force
, if you like.
In January, a month after the launch of Plan Colombia, the paramilitary force
drafted 550 reinforcements to add to its 800-strong combat force already based here, according to Wilson.