2 dacoits among four killed in Burewala shootout
BUREWALA: Two dacoits and as many villagers were killed in an exchange of fire in Chak 124/EB here on Thursday.
Two dacoits were fleeing after a robbery at Akawanwala Bungalow, Chichawatni, when the villagers chased them. The dacoits took refuge in the house of Muhammad Ali alias Toti. The villagers reached there and besieged the house.
In the meanwhile, a dacoit opened fire at the villagers. As a result, Muhammad Boota Gujjar died on the spot while his brother-in-law Muhammad Nisar was critically injured. The dacoits fled from the house, took refuge in a sugarcane field and exchanged fire with the villagers. Resultantly, both dacoits were killed. Muhammad Nisar was shifted to Burewala THQ hospital where he died. After getting information, the police officials reached the village and lauded the bravery of the villagers.