Criminal killed in encounter with police.

KHANEWAL -- An alleged hardened criminal wanted in 40 cases was killed in an exchange of firing during an encounter with police near Mailsi link canal on Thursday.

Police said, the accused identified as Muhammad Iqbal alias Bali Malka, who was considered a symbol of fear, was killed by the firing of his own accomplices. Some seven to eight criminals opened fire at a police party near 136/16L Mailsi Link to get their accomplice freed from police custody. Police also returned fire in self defence. As a result, one of the criminals was killed who later was identified as Iqbal alias Bali Malka r/o Chak 56/14L Chichawatni. The same criminal had also opened fire at a police party near Mohsin Wal a day earlier to avoid arrest...

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