Robber killed in police encounter


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KHAIRPUR: A suspected robber was killed during a police encounter in old Subzi Mandi area of the metropolis in the wee hours of Wednesday.

According to rescue sources, the encounter occurred in old Subzi Mandi, when two suspected robbers opened fire on a police team. In the exchange of fire, a robber, Sheraz, aged 20, was killed, while his accomplice, aged 37, was arrested by police.

The body and injured were brought to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities and treatment, respectively. -PPI