KARACHI: A police constable and a robber were injured in shootout during a robbery attempt in New Karachi area of the city on Thursday.


According to police sources, two robbers were committing robbery opposite Qasim Stadium, Sector 5, New Karachi. During patrolling, a police constable Saleem reached on spot but robbers started firing at him.


As the police fired in retaliation, a suspect was injured while the other managed to escape. The injured police constable and robber were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) for medico-legal formalities.