KARACHI- A criminal of the Lyari gang war was killed during a police encounter.

The encounter appears to have occurred near Sindh Madrasstul Islam, I.I. Chundrigar Road when the culprit was passing through the neighborhood. The deceased was identified as Amjad Lashari.

The police recovered weapons and two crackers from his possession, and confirmed his membership in the Lyari gang war. He was wanted in different police stations for over 40 different criminal cases.

Meanwhile, a man was shot dead in the Manghopir area. He was moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and his identity was ascertained.

The police have also arrested at least 3 criminals separately in the Baloch colony and recovered from their possession weapons and looted valuables.