Highway robber killed in Khairpur
KHAIRPUR: A member of a gang of robbers who killed a bus passenger on Wednesday near the Khairpur Bypass died in a police encounter moments later. The highwaymen tried to stop a bus bound for Muzaffargarh from Karachi near Pir Mangio, close to the bypass. The driver did not stop and the highwaymen fired at the vehicle, claiming the life of a passenger, Rustam, son of Ghous Bakhsh Jatoi, of Muzaffargarh. The Khairpur police chased the robbers and in the ensuing gunbattle one alleged robber was killed. The others, however, fled. The B-Section police collected the body of the robber. The body of the deceased passenger was dispatched to Muzaffargarh by an Edhi ambulance.