2 robbers held after shootout with police



Two suspected robbers were arrested in injured condition after a shootout with police in New Karachi in the wee hours of Monday. According to the police, the shootout took place in Sector A-3 of the neighbourhood.

On seeing the personnel, suspects opened fire at them in a bid to escape from the scene.As the policemen returned fire, two robbers got wounded and were later taken into custody while one managed to flee.

Two pistols, one motorcycle, and four mobile phones were seized from their custody, a police official said, adding the suspects had looted mobile phones, cash and other valuables from two citizens at their doorstep the previous day.

A video of the suspects committing the crime emerged on social media, wherein their faces could be clearly seen, he said. Mohammad Irfan, one of the detained suspects.


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