Karachi: Guard, 2 dacoits killed during robbery attempt

KARACHI: A guard was killed while resisting a robbery at a bank situated at Khalid Bin Waleed Road while two robbers were also killed during an encounter with police on Monday, media reported.

According to the sources, three armed robbers tried to loot a private bank at Khalid Bin Waleed Road but the guard resisted their attempt. Over retaliation, the dacoits opened fire on the guard that killed him on the spot.

However, police chased the culprits and during exchange of fire, two robbers were killed near Soldier Bazaar. The third culprit fled from the scene and police is currently searching for him while the area has been cordoned off.