Khairpur SSP Ameer Saud Magsi has told the media that police has launched an operation against a gang of bandits in A.R. Unar police station jurisdiction in katcha area.
SSP Sukkur Irfan Sammo has said that the police force has cordoned off a safe place of Sardar Tegho Khan Teghani, an influential local landlord and tribal leader in the riverine area.
In exchange of fire SHO Kashmore Ziad Ali Noonari, police constable Saddam Hussain and a passerby woman were injured in firing by criminals.
The decision has been taken to launch an operation in katcha area (riverine forests along Indus River) in view of the rising incidents of kidnapping, spokesman of Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said.
Intense exchange of fire between policemen and bandits started this morning. Policemen fighting with bandits in the difficult terrain have advanced with their armored carrier near the hideout of dacoits, police sources said.
Police launches operation almost every year against bandits in the Katcha area across 50 square kilometres of the Indus River.
RAHIM YAR KHAN: Police and paramilitary forces on Monday killed three more bandits in the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Aahan in Katcha area near Rahim Yar Khan and Rojhan, ARY News reported.
SUKKUR: Leaving imprints of devastation in Punjab, River Indus with furious flood has entered in Sindh submerging vast tracts of Katcha area along the river, ARY News reported on Wednesday.
GHOTKI: Paramilitary Rangers have taken command of the operation against bandits in Katcha area of Ghotki district in northern part of Sindh, ARY News reported on Friday.