The encounter took place on the night between Wednesday and Thursday in the Mominabad locality of Orangi Town
Three alleged gangsters, identified as Omar Din, Sher Dil, Raheel, were killed during an encounter with the police in District West.
The encounter took place on the night between Wednesday and Thursday in the Mominabad locality of Orangi Town. SHO Sabir Khattak claimed that the encounter took place when the police conducted a raid on a tip-off at the hideout of the criminals in Rahim Shah Colony.
Upon seeing the police, the suspects opened fire at them in an attempt to escape. During the exchange of fire three suspects were killed.
The police said that the suspects were involved in various cases of crimes and terrorism including target killings of law enforcers, extortion, kidnapping, street crimes and house robberies. SHO Khattak said that the suspects killed were associated with the Arshad Pappu group of the Lyari gang war.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 30th, 2015.