Police told that the robbers made off with millions of rupees and they held hostage staff of the centre while carrying out their criminal activity. They said the case was being investigated and no official word could be given until the probe completed.
Lyari houses the head office of Edhi centre.
Some reports suggest that robber made off with Rs 20 million and some gold. But the Edhi spokesman has not confirmed it as yet.
Sources told that a case has also been registered at Methadar Police Station in Lyari.