At least five robbers were killed and arms and looted valuables recovered during separate police encounters in Lahore and Okara on Sunday evening.
According to police, two robbers were killed in exchange of fire with police in Hanjerwal area of Lahore.
DPO Okara Faisal Rana said that police approached a nine-member gang of robbers looting people by installing picket near Qasba Bagh locality of Okara. Upon seeing the police, the robbers started firing and tried to flee. In retaliatory action of police, three robbers were killed while their accomplices fled taking advantage of the darkness.