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KARACHI - Gunmen in Pakistan attacked a training facility near the Karachi airport on Tuesday, forcing a temporary suspension of flights and triggering a brief shootout with security forces, just days after the brazen Taliban assault on the city's busy airport shocked the country. 

Pakistani security personnel stand guard at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi on Tuesday after gunmen attacked a training facility near the airport. (AP photo)

Security forces managed to quickly repulse the attack on the complex, which serves as a training academy for airport security forces, officials said.

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