MIRPURKHAS: In exchange of fire with dacoits in Mirpurkhas, two Station House Officers (SHOs) and another three police personnel lost their lives and five others injured, Aaj News reported.
According to SSP Irfan Baloch, three notorious dacoits were also killed in the shootout in Mehmoodabad areas.
Police party from 12 police stations of Hyderabad, Mirpukhas, Tando Allayar and Matiari is taking part in the encounter, he said.
DIG Operations Hyderabad Sanaullah Abbasi said dacoits killed were involved in 50 to 60 heinous cases, including kidnapping for ransom.
Abbasi said those dacoits killed in the encounter included Chhotoo Narejo and Qurban Narejo, carrying Rs 1 million head money each.