SHIKARPUR: Armed robbers today killed a bus driver and injured six passengers of a bus on Indus Highway in Shikarpur, during a robbery bid.

The bus heading from Peshawar to Karachi was waylaid by four armed robbers and signaled the driver to stop the vehicle. The driver did not stop the bus and accelerated, however, the robbers opened fire, which resulted in the death of the bus driver and injuries to six passengers. The robbers fled the scene before the police reached the spot. The deceased and the injured were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital Shikarpur for medico-legal formalities. The police have registered a case and started investigation.