Abb Takk News

BAHAWALNAGAR: Two alleged robbers were killed and their two accomplices escaped after a shootout with police in Chak Daulatpur on Saturday night.

The suspected robbers killed in the encounter were identified as Shafqat and Waseem. 

Police were taking them to arrest their accomplices when they came under fire by the outlaws. The suspects under custody suffered injuries in the firing of their accomplices, and died before being shifted to hospital.

Police have launched a search operation for the arrest of the fleeing robbers.

According to police, those killed in the attack were wanted in several cases of robberies and other heinous crimes.

Weapons and looted valuables were seized from them.