KARACHI – Police killed a gangster allegedly involved in over 100 criminal cases, including killings of police officials, in a shootout in Lyari on Friday.

Police sources said that on a tip-off police raided a hideout of suspects after a cracker attack in Singoleen, in Lyari. After spotting the police, the accused opened fire. In retaliatory firing gang war suspect, Irfan Pathan died.

According to police, the suspect was involved in several murder cases.

In another case, two suspects were injured and arrested in different police encounters near New Karachi sector 11 and Noor Jahan highways while four drug peddlers were nabbed in Shah Latif Bhattai.

Meanwhile, two people including a female were injured in firing by suspects on putting resistance during a robbery in Korangi 5 area.

Dead bodies of two persons are reported to have been found from their residence in Steel Town and Buffer Zone.-Online