Pakistani police say they have arrested five people in Karachi for
allegedly plotting attacks on security forces and government buildings
in the nation's commercial capital.
Karachi's police chief,
Waseem Ahmed, told reporters Wednesday the suspected terrorists belong
to the Sunni extremist group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
they recovered weapons and ammunition when they captured the men during
a raid Tuesday night in the Sohrab Goth neighborhood, in the southern
The police chief says the men planned to target several government buildings and the police head office in Karachi.
Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.