Naushahro Feroze: 2 killed in highway robbery
NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: Two people were killed during highway robbery on Tuesday at Dali Mori on the National Highway near Bhirya town.
Eight highwaymen stopped a Chakwal-bound bus (JV-7465) near Dali Mori at gunpoint while on way from Karachi. Two of the men got into the bus and tried to push the driver out to which he resisted. Those outside the bus opened fire killing driver Afzal Hussain of Chakwal and one of their accomplices.
Cleaner of the bus told reporters that the seven armed men took weapon of their dead companion and escaped. Bodies were brought to the Rural Health Centre Bhirya town from where the body of bus driver was taken to his village while of the highwayman it was still at the centre.
DPO Zulfiqar Ali Larik said a heavy police contingent were on the lookout of armed men who would be arrested soon. No FIR was lodged till the filing of this report.
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