MULTAN: At least two dacoits were killed and three others managed to escape in a police encounter in Dunyapur, area of Multan.
According to the details, the five-dacoit gang was trying to flee after robbing a citizen when police directed them to stop at a picket. The dacoits opened fire on the police and resultantly two dacoits were gunned down and three others escaped.
The deceased dacoits were identified as Shakeel and Zulfiqar. Mumtazabad police said that the accused were wanted in robbery, snatching and other crimes. The police have recovered weapons from the possession of the dacoits.