Two alleged robbers were killed and four others arrested after a shootout with police in Essa Khel area of Mianwali on Sunday.

According to the police, they responded to a call that robbers were snatching a car from a citizen at gunpoint. As soon as the police reached the spot, the alleged robbers opened fire which was retaliated and a shootout ensued.

As a result, two robbers were killed on the spot while four others were arrested. The identity of the suspects could not be ascertained immediately. The police shifted the bodies to a hospital while started investigation from the arrested robbers.