Rangers conducted a targeted raid in the area on a tip-off regarding presence of criminals. Sighting arrival of Rangers in the area, criminals opened fire on them, leading to an armed clash.
One of the criminals was associated with Junejo Group and identified as Sajid. Rangers’ spokesman said he was involved in 12 murders.
In retaliation fire by the law enforcers, at least three criminals were killed. They were said to be affiliated with the gang war elements of Lyari.
Meanwhile, in another targeted raid in Yousuf Goth, Baldia, a criminal was arrested in injured condition after an encounter. A vehicle and weapons were recovered from his possession.
A kidnapped person was also recovered from the custody of nabbed culprit.