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Citizen killed, two injured in Karachi shootout

KARACHI: An innocent citizen was killed by firing of robbers and a Rangers personnel was injured in an exchange of fire between law enforcers and two assailants in Karachi’s Tariq road area on Monday night.

According to Sindh Rangers, two armed robbers fleeing away after committing a robbery when Rangers personnel on routine patrolling signaled them to stop. Instead of stopping, they opened direct fire on the officials.  In retaliation, one of the criminals was injured while his accomplices fled under the cover of firing.

According to Sindh Rangers spokesperson, the injured robber was an ex-policeman and identified as Ahsan Elahi. A police card was also found from the scene.

On the other hand, Rangers claimed to have recovered four mobiles, pistol and a bike, which was reportedly snatched from Bahdurabad in 2018, from his possession.

The deceased person has been identified as Rab Nawaz.