KASUR – Three suspected robbers were gunned down in an alleged encounter in Kasur late Thursday, police sources said.

According to District Police Officer Ali Nasir Rizvi, the encounter took place in Raja Jang area of Kasur, when the robbers were looting citizens in Orara village.

The dacoits opened fire as soon as they spotted the law enforcers. while two of their accomplices managed to flee

“In retaliatory fire, three suspected robbers were killed, while two of their accomplices fled the scene,” Rizvi added.

The bodies of the deceased were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities. Officials also claimed to have recovered weapons and a motorbike from the scene.

Police said a manhunt was underway for suspects on the run.