Man travelling with daughter shot during robbery attempt in Karachi

KARACHI: A man was shot in the leg while resisting a robbery attempt on a motorcycle in Korangi’s Allahwala Town in Karachi.

Two suspected robbers surrounded a father and his daughter on a motorcycle and shot him in the leg upon resistance The man identified as Tahir was riding a motorcycle along with his daughter when the street criminals on a motorcycle surrounded them in Allahwala Town.

The criminals attempted to stop the motorcycle on the road later opened fire at the man’s leg. Before being shot by the criminals, the man was seen trying to save his daughter who was seen in tears while sitting alongside her wounded father.

Police said the man received a bullet in the leg fired by the robbers. He was immediately given medical treatment and his health condition is said to be out of danger now.

Earlier on Monday, a trader was shot dead by three unidentified suspects while resisting a robbery bid in Chapal Gali locality of Light House.

The trader was identified as Danish was moved to Civil Hospital where he died during treatment. The suspected robbers looted Rs1.5 million cash beside looting two shops and a warehouse before speeding away.

Police reached the crime scene and shifted the body to a hospital for medico-legal formalities. Police said a search operation was launched to arrest the culprits.

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