SIALKOT -- As many as four armed dacoits were killed by the firing of their two fleeing accomplices during a shootout with Sialkot police near Muzaffarpur Phattak locality on Uggoki-Sialkot Road in the wee hours of Monday.
According to local senior police officials, as many as six unidentified dacoits were looting people by setting up a 'Daaku Naaka' there, when a police reached there. On seeing police, accused opened fire. A silence was there when police retaliated.
Officials said that four dacoits were killed by the bullets fired by their two fleeing accomplices.
Police shifted the dead bodies to Govt Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital Sialkot for autopsy.
Police officials said that the slain accused dacoits were still to be identified.
It is to be noted that the killing of four dacoits by the bullets fired their two accomplices took place a day after six unidentified bikes-borne armed dacoits had snatched three accused killers: Imran, Sufiyan and Tazeem from the Muradpur police custody after they ambushed a police van on Khawaja Safdar Road in Sialkot city.
Some police officials said that the killed dacoits were the same six accused who had...