Smoke billows from Karachi airport (9 June 2014)
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Precedents for Karachi 'spectacular'

A 60-second look back at precedents for the attack on Pakistan's largest airport, which killed at least 28 people, including all 10 attackers.

The Pakistani Taliban have said they were behind an assault on the country's largest airport that killed at least 28 people, including all 10 attackers.

The raid on Jinnah international airport in Karachi began late on Sunday at a terminal used for VIPs and cargo.

Security forces battled the militants for at least six hours, finally gaining control around dawn on Monday.

Here's a look at precedents for this type of well-planned attack - in 60 seconds.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

  • 09 Jun
  • From the section Asia