Published On: Fri, May 19th, 2017

Gang war group member killed in police encounter

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KARACHI: Karachi police on Thursday claimed to have killed a suspect belonging to Lyari gang war Ghaffar Zikri group in an alleged encounter in Lyari area of the metropolis.

According to rescue sources, encounter took place in Lyari Baghdadi’s Ali Muhammad Mohalla when Lyari gang war accused Hussan Zakri along with his three accomplices opened fire on Police team which was conducting search operation in the area. In the exchange of fire the accused suffered bullet injuries and died on the spot. While his three accomplices managed to flee from the scene.  Police also recovered weapons from the scene. The suspects were wanted by police for murder attempted, murder, kidnapping for ransom, land- garbing and several other criminal cases.

The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.–PPI

 

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