Karachi: Suspect robber killed in shootout with police
Karachi: A suspected robber was killed and his alleged accomplice arrested following a shootout with police in Hingorabad. Gulshan-i-Iqbal police said two dacoits held a man, Shahzeb, hostage at gunpoint to snatch his cellular phone. In the meantime, they said, a police patrol spotted the robbers and moved towards them.
The police said the dacoits opened fire when they saw the law-enforcers approaching. They said the policemen also retaliated and hit one of the robbers. They said the deceased robber was identified as Shams and his arrested accomplice as Tariq.