Notorious criminal among two shot dead in Rawalpindi.

ISLAMABAD -- A notorious criminal and his accomplice were shot dead in a joint operation conducted by police and Intelligence Bureau (IB) in Rawalpindi, media reported on Monday.

According to details, the federal police and intelligence bureau conducted a joint operation in the Naseerabad area of Rawalpindi on a tip-off.

Upon seeing the raiding team, the accused - identified as Bilal Basit - opened indiscriminate firing on the cops and tried to flee. The police also retaliated and shot dead Bilal Basit and his accomplice.

A police spokesperson said that the slain criminal was involved in the killing of a Peshawar intelligence officer, SHO Shahpur Shakeel Khan, Additional Secretary Nauman Afzal Afridi, and other street crimes.

Earlier in May, Police claimed to have shot dead a street criminal in Karachi's Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block 6.

As per SSP Gul Rahim Sheerazi, the police party met an encounter with the two street criminals who were fleeing after street snatching mobile and cash from the citizens.

During the exchange of fire, a terrorist was shot dead, while his accomplice was arrested by the police.

Pak vs SL: Fawad Alam joins camp for two-match Test series

LAHORE: Pakistan cricketer Fawad Alam, best known for Test cricket, has joined the national squad for the upcoming Pakistan vs Sri Lanka two-match Test series.

Sri Lanka will host Pakistan for the Test matches slated to take place next month.

At the age of 36, Fawad has finally established himself as a cornerstone of the Pakistan batting lineup in Test cricket after years of playing domestic cricket.

He was at...

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