Karachi: 1 killed in police encounter
KARACHI: An accused criminal was shot dead in a police encounter that took place in New Town area of the metropolis, police official said. According to SSP Gulshan e Iqbal Asim Qaimkhani, a clash took place between the police, patrolling in the Al Halal society of New Town area, and two accused riding on a bike. Police killed one of the accused and also recovered weapons from his possession while another managed to flee.
The SSP said that the police are carrying out search operation in the area to find another person. Qaimkhani said that unknown armed men opened fire at Aziz Bhatti police station and Police Headquarter East, however, no causality was reported. He expressed suspicion that the killed person could be a member of the same group.