KARACHI: A man was shot dead and two others were wounded by armed robbers upon resistance in North Nazimabad on Sunday, police said.

Area SHO Ayazudin said that armed men intercepted a car near a famous eatery at around 4.35pm and tried to loot them. As occupants of the vehicle put up resistance, the robbers opened fire on them. As a result, three persons suffered bullet wounds.

They were taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where doctors pronounced Raheem Bux, 50. Nasir Ahmed, 25, and Abdul Ahad, 22 were admitted for treatment.

The SHO claimed that the police reached the spot and arrested one suspect, identified as Kamran. However, his accomplices managed to escape from the crime scene.

Published in Dawn, December 6th, 2021



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