Two dacoits killed in police encounter


KARACHI: Two alleged bandits were killed in an encounter with police in Lyari area of the metropolis on Saturday.

According to police, the encounter took place in Chakiwara in Lyari, where bandits opened fire on them. The police retaliated the fire, killing two dacoits on the spot. However, one of their accomplices managed to flee to unknown destination.

The identity of the killed bandits could not ascertained till filing this report. However, they were aged 17 and 20. The bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal formalities.