Suspected robber injured in police encounter

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KARACHI: A suspected robber was injured during an alleged police encounter in Machhar Colony area of the metropolis on Wednesday.

According to police sources, during snap checking near Bangali Para in Machhar Colony, a police team signalled a motorbike to stop, on which the accused opened fire on the police team which was retaliated by the police. During shootout, the accused Waseem Kalam suffered bullet injuries in his leg and police arrested him in injured condition.

The police also claimed to have recovered weapons, cell phones and a motorbike from his possession.

The injured was brought to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for treatment.