Two die in failed robbery

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 12, 2012 14:10 hrs

Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Two robbers were killed while another was wounded but escaped Monday in a botched bank dacoity in Pakistan's port city Karachi.

The robbers wearing police uniform entered a private bank in Nazimabad and held the staff and customers at gunpoint, Online news agency reported.

When the bank manager pressed the alarm, a police official deputed outside the bank intervened, but the robbers fired at him.

The officer retaliated and killed two dacoits. Police seized a Kalashnikov rifle and a motorbike from the dead men.

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