Three of a family wounded for resisting robbery bid in Baldia
KARACHI: At least three members of a family suffered wounds when robbers beat and opened fire at them for putting up resistance during a robbery bid at their house in Baldia Town on Saturday night, ARY News reported.
According to police, armed robbers stormed a house in Baldia Town’s Rais Goth to loot it. When the people residing in the house put up resistance, the suspects inflicted torture on them before opening fire.
Three siblings, identified as Muhammad Ali, Jalal and Yahya sustained wounds and were moved to a nearby hospital for medical attention.
Earlier, on March 4, four people were injured when suspected robbers opened fire at them during a robbery bid in Korangi area.
According to police, the incident took place within the jurisdiction of the Awami Colony police station.
Six robbers, riding on two motorcycles, stormed a milk shop located on Ghous Pak road and tried to loot cash and other valuables, a police official said, adding that they shot and wounded four people present at the shop when the latter put up resistance.
The robbers made off with Rs60,000 in cash, he said.
Upon being informed about the incident, a police team and ambulances reached the crime scene and shifted the injured to a nearby medical facility.