MULTAN: Two robbers were killed in exchange of fire with police after they tried to flee from a check point here late Wednesday night.
According to details, the police signaled to stop a suspected motorcycle carrying two persons at a check point in Muzaffarabad area of Multan.
The accused instead of stopping sped away from the scene.
The police chased the fleeing culprits and approached them in Shershah Dabu area where exchange of fire took place.
During the firing both robbers identified as Akram alias Ikri and Ijaz Bubbar were killed.
The police recovered arms, mobile phones and other valuables from the possession of robbers killed in fire exchange. Their bodies were shifted to hospital for medico-legal requirements.
Police said that the robbers killed in encounter were wanted by various police stations in number of criminal cases.