Karachi: 2 robbers killed in encounter
KARACHI: Two alleged robbers were killed and a milk shop owner was injured in a shootout which occurred after police intervened to stop a robbery in a dairy shop in Shadman Town on Wednesday. Three robbers barged into the Kausar Dairy shop near Nagan Chowrangi, and were robbing the shop owner, Fasih, at gunpoint when two policemen in plain clothes tried to foil the robbery.
The robbers opened fire on the cops, as a result of which Fasih sustained bullet injuries. In the counter-attack by police, two robbers were also killed; however, their accomplice managed to flee. The bodies were taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsies. Police said the dead were in their mid-20s. Snatched valuables, two TT pistols and a stolen motorcycle were recovered by the police.