Robber, citizen killed in Lahore cross-fire




Two including a robber were killed in separate incidents of fire exchanges on Wednesday.

Police said that armed robbers shot dead a shopkeeper identified as Asif upon resistance during a robbery in Shahdara area of the provincial capital. Robbers managed to flee with the looted cash and other valuables after committing the crime.

In a separate incident, police approached a gang of robbers engaged in looting public at the Raiwind Road. An exchange of fire took place in which one robber was killed while his two accomplices managed to escape. The accused killed in the exchange of fire was identified as Shahzad who was wanted by police in the murder of CIA personnel in Kahena as well as other crimes including attempted murder, kidnapping and robberies.