Karachi: Two Cameramen of the ARY News and several policemen were injured on Monday due to the firing by the criminals during the operation against factories manufacturing sub-standard cooking oil in FC area, ARY News reported.

According to details, policemen raided various factories along with the SAR-E-AAM coverage team after ARY News identified the preparation of low graded cooking oil from the remains of the chicken. Higher officials while taking the notice of the incident, have formed the committees to probe into the matter.

A team comprising of the officials from Pakistan Railways, KESC, SUI Gas, Rangers and Police launched an operation in FC area under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner District Central Saif ur Rahman. Anchor person of SAR-E-AAM was also accompanied the officials along with his team. During the operation, officials faced strong resistance by the culprits running these factories and plants. The officials and the security men dismantled various factories during the operation while the culprits attacked the coverage team and the officials by throwing stones and firing at them.

As a result, two cameramen and several policemen were injured due to the cowardly attack by the culprits. The criminals also damaged the vehicle of the Deputy Commissioner, police mobiles and the bulldozers.

Meanwhile, the police arrested 5 miscreants during the operation and an investigation is underway.