HAFIZABAD - A notorious proclaimed offender was killed in a shootout with police near Sharbagha village here the other night.

According to police source, three proclaimed offenders - Sarfraz alias Laloo, Muhammad Waqas and Sahib Khan were wanted by the police of different districts in dacoity, robbery and other heinous crimes were standing near the village when a police patrol challenged them.

On seeing the police party, the POs started firing. In retaliation, the police also resorted to firing resultantly Sarfraz alias Laloo died in the cross-fire.

The police also succeeded in arresting Waqas and Sahib Khan. The police have seized sophisticated firearms from their possession.

One killed, two hurt in accident: A young man was killed while two other injured in a road accident on Motorway near Pindi Bhattian Interchange here the other day.

According to police source, Hafiz Muhammad Usman was on the way to Lahore from Sargodha on his Van (RI-127) along with his father and brother-in-law.

When they reached near Pindi Bhattian Motorway Interchange, a speeding car hit the carry van from the rear. Resultantly, Hafiz Muhammad Usman was killed on the spot while his father Muhammad Hussain and brother-in-law Muhammad Iqbal sustained injuries.

The dead body and injured were shifted to THQ Hospital Pindi Bhattian by the Motorway Police.