Pakistani Taliban Takes Credit For Airport Attack That Left 29 Dead

10 heavily armed gunmen stormed Pakistan’s busiest airport Sunday evening to wage war on passengers and airport staff, killing more than 29 people before the violence ended early Monday morning.

Army security forces were called in shortly before 11:30 pm and engaged the terrorists, which included 2 suicide bombers, in a firefight for over five hours until the last gunmen was killed.

The attack started shortly after the gunmen got through security checkpoints, near the airport’s old terminal, and is believed that they wore fraudulent identification saying they were airport security.

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. The city of Karachi, which currently holds around 20 million people, has been seeing a stronger presence of Islamist extremist groups and Pakistani Taliban groups.


Matt Schuck

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Matt Schuck is a staff writer for Daily Surge. He's a DC native who got his start in broadcasting doing stints at the legendary radio station DC101 and Hot 99.5, before being recruited by the Heritage Foundation to launch their first ever radio program. Matt has worked with SiriusXM, Phil Hendrie (Team America, Futurama), and as an executive producer for the John Fredericks Show.

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