Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Two alleged bandits killed in Police encounter at Karachi

KARACHI: Three persons were killed in different incidents in the city on Wednesday.

Two unknown dacoits were killed during a 'police encounter' in the jurisdiction of Gulistan-e-Jauhar police station.

Gulshan-e-Iqbal town SSP, Arib Mehr told Geo news that the incident occurred near the police station where a police party was busy in snap checking. He said two young men tried to escape when police signaled them to stop. He said the bandits were killed when the police retaliated the fire. He said the police recovered two TT pistols.

In another incident, a 24-year-old unknown motorcyclist was crushed to death when a hit-and-run vehicle knocked him at the ICI Bridge near Tower.

The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for autopsy.