Woman among 3 nabbed after 4-hour shootout
GUJRANWALA: The police arrested three suspects including a woman after four-hour-long shootout in Khiali area Sunday evening.
Three persons including the cameraman of a private TV channel got bullet injuries in the shootout.
According to police, acting of a tip-off, the police carried out a raid on a house in Faisal Colony of Khiali area. On seeing the police, the outlaws holed up in the house, started firing on the police. The police called in re-enforcement and soon heavy police contingent along with a bullet proof van reached the spot. They besieged the house and a shootout erupted with intense crossfire at intervals. The shootout lasted about four hours and after intense shelling of tear gas in the house, police commandos entered the house. They managed to arrest three outlaws including a woman.
They were shifted to an unidentified location for interrogation. Two passersby and a cameraman of a TV channel got bullet injuries in the incident.
The police have started further investigation.