Two accused killed in alleged police encounter

KARACHI: Two dacoits were killed in an alleged encounter with police near Jona Market area of Lyari on the night between Monday and Tuesday. According to Duty Officer Kharadar Police Station Akbar two dacoits were intercepted at a check post near Jona Market area of Lyari when they were fleeing after committing robbery.

The dacoits opened fire at the police party and were killed in retaliation. Police shifted the dead bodied to the Civil Hospital for postmortem.

Police claimed to have recovered arms from the custody of accused. The identity of the accused was yet to be ascertained.

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