Police encounters 5 suspected robbers in Karachi DHA
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Police encounters 5 suspected robbers in Karachi DHA

KARACHI, Friday, November 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): Five suspects were shot dead in a shootout between police and alleged robbers in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood early on Friday morning, according to officials.

Gizri Station House Officer (SHO) Agha Mashooq said the suspects had entered a bungalow near Yasrab Imambargah in DHA Phase 4 with the intention of committing burglary. Upon receiving information, police surrounded the house, he said.

However, the suspects entered another house and resorted to firing in an effort to flee, the SHO said, adding that the suspects were killed during an exchange of fire.

He claimed that the deceased belonged to an “inter-provincial gang of house robbers” as they were involved in burgling houses in Sindh and Punjab.

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