KARACHI – At least three gangsters were killed and two paramilitary troops injured during a shootout in Yousaf Goth area of the metropolis in the wee hours of Thursday.

According to a paramilitary spokesperson, two personnel were also injured due to firing by the miscreants. Rangers troops cordoned off the area and heavy exchange of fire took place during the operation.

A heavy cache of automatic weapons and ammunition was also seized in the operation. The  bodies of the alleged gangsters were taken to a hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Meanwhile, in Federal B Area Block-11, a robbery attempt in a house was foiled by area police. The personnel detained an injured suspect, while his associates managed to flee from the spot.