Teenager killed, three injured in ‘encounter’


KARACHI: A teenage boy was killed and three others, including two policemen, were injured in an exchange of fire between police personnel and a suspected criminal in Quaidabad area of the city late on Friday night.

According to SSP Malir Irfan Bahadur, a suspect Sher Zaman opened fire on a police party in Quaidabad’s Muslim Colony. During the shootout, two policemen, Tahir, aged 26, Ayatullah, 27, and two boys, Sajjad 13, Umar, 10, as well as the suspect sustained bullet injuries. Police arrested the suspect Sher Zaman in injured condition.

The injured were move to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for treatment, where one of the injured, Sajjad succumbed to his injuries.