Police foils bank robbery in Karachi

Robbers were trying to rob a bank in the Nazimabad number two area of Karachi.


Web Desk March 12, 2012

KARACHI: Police on Monday foiled a bank robbery in the Nazimabad number two area of Karachi, Express News reported.

According to police sources, the workers at the bank raised the alarm and notified authorities when the robbers tried to rob the bank and hold people hostage. One of the robbers was clad in police attire.

There was also an exchange of fire between the security guard and the robbers. The police arrived shortly too, and in the struggle that followed, two robbers died where as two managed to flee. One kalashnikov and one repeater were recovered.

Bank robberies have been very frequent in the metropolitan, with this incident being one of those rare ones where robbers get caught. In 2011 alone, 17 banks were robbed while law enforcement agencies failed to arrest anyone.

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