Two bandits killed in encounter in Naushero Feroze
NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: Two alleged bandits were shot dead in an encounter on the National Highway within the jurisdiction of Bhirya town police station early on Wednesday morning.
According to a press release issued by the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Naushahro Feroze, Javed Jaskani, five bandits started looting vehicles on the highway near Chandio Goth. A police party reached on the scene and an encounter began. As a result, two of the bandits– Saleem alias Salo and Naseer Faqir Shaikh died while three of their accomplices escaped.
Police also claimed to have recovered a Kalashnikov rifle and a repeater shot gun from the site.
The killed bandits, with head money of Rs500,000 and Rs200,000 respectively, were wanted in a number of cases of murder, dacoity, robbery and kidnapping in Khairpur, Shikarpur, Larkana and Naushahro Feroze districts. Both of them were residents of Khairpur district, but were currently living in Jaffarabad, Balochistan.
They were also involved in burning of Nato tankers in Khairpur Mirs and Shikarpur. Bodies of the two were lying at the Taluka hospital Bhirya town.