PNS Mehran Base Commander suspended in wake of Karachi terror siege
Karachi, May 25(ANI): Pakistan Naval Station (PNS) Mehran Base Commander Commodore Raja Tahir has been suspended from his post in the wake of the terror attack on the base.
Four to six Taliban terrorists entered PNS Mehran on Sunday night, destroying two US-supplied maritime surveillance aircraft and killing ten military personnel during their 17-hour siege of the naval air base.
Commodore Khalid Parvez has been appointed as the new base commander, Geo TV reports.
According to defence sources, Commodore Raja Tahir would remain suspended till the completion of the inquiry.
Four navy personnel, currently in Adiala prison, were also questioned during preliminary investigations into the attack.
All four had been court-martialed, but none of them had ever been posted to the PNS Mehran Base. (ANI)
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