According to police, an operation was carried out in Gulshan-i-Iqbal’s Dalmia area on reports regarding the presence of Lyari gang-war suspects. The suspects opened fire upon seeing police personnel and in the shootout four suspects were injured who died before being shifted to a hospital.
Police recovered a Kalashnikov rifle, repeater gun, four rifle grenades, two hand grenades, two pistols, and a cache of bullets from the possession of the suspects.
In a separate targeted operation in Gulshan-i-Maymar, law enforcers arrested a suspect belonging to the militant wing of a political party. Police caught the suspect, identified as Asif, over information provided by an under-custody suspect, sources said.
In Ajmer Nagri, another armed suspect was arrested and weapons retrieved from him.
In Landhi’s Dawood Chowrangi, people assaulted two alleged dacoits and handed them over to police.