KARACHI - A trader was killed during a dacoity bid in Boltan Market in the limits of Kharadar police station on Friday. SHO Aurangzeb Khattak said a chemical trader 50-year-old Naveed, the resident of Block 13-D Gulshan Iqbal, was sitting near Ghazi Court building, when two armed men tried to snatch his mobile phone. Naveed grappled with them and the armed men opened fire at him and killed him on the spot. The culprits escaped from the scene with 10,000 rupees and mobile phone. Police shifted the body to a near-by hospital and later handed over to the family. No case was registered till filing of the report.