Robbers open fire on bus, two killed


Kandhkot, June 20 (TNS): At least two people including a police cop were killed when highway robbers ambushed a bus on the Indus Highway on Tuesday morning.

The bus was going to Karachi from Kandkot when the robbers attempted to intercept the bus but the driver challenged them and accelerated   the bus, prompting the robbers to open fire, resulting in the death of passenger ad of police official manning the bus. Two other passengers were also injured ion the firing.

The identity of the victims could not be ascertained immediately. The injured were shifted to the civil hospital Kandhkot.

Soon after the incident, the police cordoned off the area and launched a search operation against the fleeing robbers who were stated to be six in numbers.