HYDERABAD - An officer of Information Department was injured and his son killed by dacoits for offering resistance during a car-snatching incident here in the wee hours of Sunday.

According to details, some dacoits tried to snatch car from Rafiq Solangi, an officer of Information Department, and his son near Wadhwa in the limits of Qasim Police Station. The officer and his son resisted the armed muggers, spurring them to open gunfire before leaving. As a result, the officer was wounded and his son killed.