Alleged robber killed in police encounter

KARACHI: Police killed an alleged robber during an encounter in Shershah area of the city in the wee hours of Wednesday.

According to rescue sources, a 30-year-old robber, Jahanzaib was looting people at gunpoint in Shershah Street No-6, receiving information a police team reached the scene. The accused opened fire on police team which was retaliated by the police.

During exchange of fire, the accused suffered bullet injuries and died on the spot. The police also recovered a TT pistol and bullets from his possession.

The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico- legal formalities.