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.