SSP Rao Anwar convoy escapes attack, four assailants killed


KARACHI:The convoy of SSP Rao Anwar came under attack by assailants outside his home in Malir Cantt on Saturday.


All policemen, travelling in the convoy, remained unhurt whereas all attackers were killed in retaliatory fire.

SSP Rao Anwar was heading out of his house, situated in Malir Cantt area of Karachi in a convoy, when he observed four men in a car and on a motorcycle conducting reconnaissance in the area.

According to the police officer, the men, who looked suspicious, opened fire when they were asked to stop.

Police responded with retaliatory firing as a result of which two men, who were travelling by car, died on the spot.

The other two motorcycle-riding men also tried to flee from the scene but policemen chased them and killed them in a subsequent encounter.

Anwar said the CNICs of the assailants have been recovered. He added that the identities of the men will be revealed later as an investigation into the incident is still underway.