Karachi: 2 bandits killed in encounter
KARACHI: Docks police claimed to have killed two bandits and arrested one in an injured condition in an encounter late on Friday night. The police were on routine patrol in the area when a robbery victim informed them of bandits looting passers-by on Macher Colony Road. As the police van reached the scene, the suspects opened fire and tried to flee. However, an encounter ensued as the police gave a chase. After 25-minute shootout, the police arrested three injured bandits.
On their way to hospital, two of the bandits, Ayub and Shahabuddin, succumbed to their wounds, while their accomplice, Shahid, is out of danger. They were wanted in several cases of street crimes. The police recovered two TT pistols and some looted items from them.