Bandit killed in Sukkur encounter
SUKKUR: A robber was killed in an encounter with police on Sukkur-Shikarpur Road near here on late Monday night, according to police.
A gang of armed bandits blocked the road near Lakhi Ghulam Shah and intercepted a passenger wagon, going to Sukkur from Shikarpur.
They looted cash, gold ornaments, mobile phone sets and other valuables from the passengers, police sources said.
When they were fleeing, someone informed the police who chased the dacoits and engaged them in an encounter in which a bandit, later identified as Gulab Kharos, was killed, they said.