Karachi: 2 ‘robbers’ killed in police encounter
KARACHI: Two men, described by the police as robbers, were killed in a police encounter in Quaidabad while four of their accomplices escaped. Acting on a tip-off about the presence of some suspects, the police went to a house near Gul Ahmed Textiles, in Muslimabad, but the suspects opened fire on the police when they reached near the house and sub–inspector Ayub Dogar and police constable Mohammad Gul were wounded. The police returned fire, killing one of the suspects on the spot and leaving another wounded, while four others fled the house. The wounded suspect died before he could be taken to hospital, the police said. Two AK-47 rifles, two TT pistols and two cellphones were also found at the hideout.