Two rob­bers killed in en­counter, ter­ror­ists, tar­get killers ar­rested

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY - CITY REPORTER

KARACHI—Two rob­bers were gunned down in po­lice en­counter in Sohrab Goth area here on Wed­nes­day. Four tar­get killers and two ter­ror­ists among 20 sus­pects were also ar­rested in the op­er­a­tion con­ducted by Rangers in dif­fer­ent ar­eas of the city.

Ac­cord­ing to de­tails, two rob­bers were wounded in the ex­change of fire with the law en­force­ment agen­cies in the ju­ris­dic­tion of Sohrab Goth Po­lice Sta­tion. How­ever, the sus­pects suc­cumbed to their wounds on their way to the hospi­tal.

Po­lice said that the sus­pects were street crim­i­nals and weapons, seven stolen mo­bile phones, cash and a mo­tor­cy­cle with­out num­ber plate were re­cov­ered from them.

Po­lice ar­rested two sus­pects iden­ti­fied as Ab­dul Hafeez and Talha in Pak Colony area fol­low­ing an en­counter and re­cov­ered weapons from the nabbed per­sons.

More­over, the law en­force­ment agen­cies rounded up 20 sus­pected crim­i­nals in­clud­ing four tar­get killers dur­ing a search op­er­a­tion in dif­fer­ent ar­eas of the city. The raid was car­ried out af­ter a po­lice of­fi­cer was wounded in fir­ing car­ried out by un­known per­sons.

A spokesman for the Rangers said that the raids were con­ducted in Kharadar, Ko­rangi area, Bal­dia and Ran­chora Line. He said that the tar­get killers be­longed to a political party. The spokesman said that three ex­tor­tion­ists and two ter­ror­ists were also ar­rested in the raids.

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