Dacoits killed, constable martyred in Mirpurkhas encounter
Mirpurkhas: Two dacoits were killed in encounter with police while a constable was also martyred and another constable seriously injured near Sonehri Shakh at Mirwah Gorchani– Digri Road in the limit of Digri police station here on Tuesday night. According to report received here, some dacoits were allegedly looting vehicles. The Digri police received information and as it arrived at the spot, the dacoits opened firing on the police party. In retaliation two dacoits were killed while constable Akbar Ali Leghari was martyred on the spot and constable Saleem Junejo sustained serious injuries.
Report said that some accomplices of the deceased dacoits fled from the spot by taking advantage of darkness. The bodies of martyred constable Akbar Ali Leghari and the two killed dacoits as well as injured constable Saleem Junejo were shifted to Taluka Hospital Digri, where the injured constable was provided first- aid and then referred to LMUH Hyderabad due to his precarious condition.
DPO Mirpurkhas, Riaz Soomro, SPO Digri Mir Aftab Talpur and SHO Digri police Ghulam Ali Zardari also reached the spot of incident and later also visited the Taluka Hospital Digri. When contacted DPO Riaz Soomro told APP that the dacoits were robbing people at the main Digri- Mirwah Gorchani Road when the police received information and rushed there. An encounter took place in which two alleged dacoits were killed and a constable also lost his life while another constable sustained injuries.