Two robbers killed in Bahawalpur police encounter

BAHAWALPUR, Dec 10 (INP): Two robbers were killed while four others managed to escape after encounter with police here on Wednesday.

The police approached a gang of dacoits which was fleeing after committing a robbery in house of a local landlord in Chak No. 93-DB of Yazman in Bahawalpur. An exchange of fire took place between the robbers and police which continued for about half an hour.

In cross firing two robbers were killed on the spot while four of their cohorts managed to escape from the scene. The bodies of robbers killed in encounter were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities and according to police they were wanted by various police stations in several cases of robberies and others crimes.


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