‘Armed robber’ killed in shootout during Karachi housebreak

An alleged armed robber has was killed on Monday as a resident opened fire at him when a gang broke into his house in the Gizri area of Karachi’s southern district.

According to rescue sources, a body was found at the scene and the resident claimed that it was that of the robber who entered his house along with accomplices.

A police official said that the resident was also injured in the shootout. The man opened fire when he saw robbers entering his house and killed one, police said.