Robber killed in police shootout

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A robber was killed in a police shoot out in Allama Iqbal Town on Tuesday, a private TV channel reported. According to the channel, a person was headed to his house when two robbers riding a motorbike forcibly stopped him at Karim Block, Allama Iqbal Town and tried to rob him of his possessions. On resistance, the robbers shot at him and injured him badly. Locals quickly called the police, which reached the spot, but the robbers also opened fire on them. The police retaliated and killed one robber, while the other one managed to escape. Police took the dead robber’s body into custody for further investigation.