Gunmen disguised as police guards storm Pakistan airport, killing at least 13

June 9, 2014 1:54 AM

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Gunmen disguised as police guards storm Pakistan airport, killing at least 13

KARACHI, Pakistan – Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday night with machine guns and a rocket launcher, killing at least 13 people as explosions echoed into the night, officials said. A separate suicide bombing in the country's southwest killed 23 Shiite pilgrims returning from Iran, authorities said.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack on the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, named after the founder of Pakistan, nor the suicide bombing in Baluchistan province. However, the attacks come as government-led peace talks with the local Taliban faction and other militants ha...

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