KARACHI: Police gunned down two muggers after thwarting a theft bid in Karachi’s Korangi space on Wednesday.
A robber was shot useless, whereas his confederate and a cop have been injured in the course of the encounter with police. The injured robber was arrested and shifted to a hospital however he later succumbed to his wounds.
Korangi SSP Tariq Nawaz mentioned that the muggers tried to rob a medical laboratory, however an trade of fireside befell when the police encountered them.
He mentioned that one of many robbers was killed on the spot whereas the opposite was caught wounded. Nevertheless, he died quickly after resulting from lack of blood.
The video of the police encounter surfaced on social media.
The incident seemed like an motion scene from a film as a heavy trade of fireside befell between the robbers and police after the legislation enforcers encountered them, who had taken a number of residents hostage.
A number of gunshots have been heard earlier than the police get together tried to barter with the robbers to let the hostages go. Nevertheless, it finally ended up with the robbers shot useless because the police took motion after failure in talks.
Police mentioned that money, a motorbike and pistols have been recovered from the robbers. Additional investigations are underway, they added.