Four gunmen who attacked the Pakistani stock exchange building in the city of Karachi have been killed by security forces killed, police said.
Two other people were also killed, the military said, adding that security forces were conducting a sweep for any remaining attackers.
The gunmen attacked the building, which is in a high security zone that also houses the head offices of many private banks, with grenades and guns, said the chief of police in Pakistan's biggest city and its financial hub.
"Four attackers have been killed, they had come in a silver Corolla car," he told Reuters.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
The gunmen initially threw a grenade at security men posted outside the stock exchange compound then opened fire on a security post.
The four were killed when security forces posted there responded.
Pakistan has long been plagued by Islamist militant violence but attacks have become less frequent in recent years after military operations against various factions in strongholds along the Afghan border.
The Pakistan stock exchange did not suspend trading during the attack, its managing director said.
A counter-terrorism department official told Reuters the attackers were carrying significant quantities of ammunition and grenades in backpacks.