Pakistan forces repel another attack near Karachi airport

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Gunmen in Pakistan attacked a training facility for airport police near the Karachi airport on Tuesday, forcing a temporary suspension of flights and triggering a brief shootout with security forces just days after a brazen Taliban assault on the country’s busiest airfield. Law enforcement personnel managed to quickly repulse the attack by as many as three gunmen, an assault claimed by a resurgent Taliban who warned its violence “wasn’t over yet.” Television stations aired footage of security guards frantically taking up positions behind buildings or earthen berms at the training facility, roughly one km from Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport. The Pakistani…

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