KARACHI - A head constable and dacoit were killed, while another cop got serious injuries during an encounter near Sawera Mill in the Export Processing Zone of Bhains Colony within the limits of Sukkhun police station on Friday. DSP Jabbar Qaimkhani said two police constables Muhammad Maroof and Muhammad Qasim were patrolling in the area on a motorbike, when they intercepted a suspected taxi and during the checking, one suspect opened fire on the police party. As a result, head constable Muhammad Maroof died on the spot, while constable Muhammad Qasim got serious injuries. During the retaliation of constable Muhammad Qasim, one suspect also was injured and died in the hospital. While the injured cop was admitted in the hospital for treatment where his condition was reported to be stable. The officer said the deceased suspect was later identified as Fazal Subhan, while his other associates managed to escape from the scene.