Pakistan’s proud daughter Suhai Aziz Talpur who led the operation against terrorist attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi said that the real credit of successful operation goes to the two policeman, who sacrificed their lives and foiled the attack.
Talpur was the first who arrived at the crime scene after hearing the gunshots. Her fast response and actions turned 30-year-old Talpur into an instant celebrity – and potential feminist icon – in Pakistan, where female police officers remain rare. During in an interaction with international news agency she said, “The moment I arrived, an exchange of fire was taking place, blasts had been heard, smoke was emanating,” Talpur, an assistant superintendent. Right away, she took up a position to fire at the attackers and began calling for reinforcements. “We started to advance inside the consulate and gradually neutralized the situation,” she told Reuters.
“The real credit goes to assistant sub-inspector Ashraf (Dawood) and constable Amir (Khan) who kept the attackers engaged and sacrificed their lives,” she said. “When I entered there was a Chinese lady and three or four Pakistani men,” she recalled. “The Chinese lady hugged me and I told her ‘you are in safe hands, things are under control’.” “A woman can be a better detective than a man, we see each and every thing and memorize it better,” she said.
The two police officials were martyred in an exchange of fire outside the Chinese Consulate General in Karachi’s Clifton Block 4 on November 23. According to details, three armed attackers tried to enter the Chinese Consulate in Karachi. The police guards posted outside the Chinese consulate stopped them from entering the Consulate. Both police guards successfully repelled the attack and embraced martyrdom. Their sacrifice averted a possible loss of life. No one inside the Consulate gets injured.
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23 August, 2019