Four police arrested after child killed in Karachi crossfire

Four police officers have been arrested after a child was killed in an exchange of gun fire in Karachi.

Dawn News reports that police officials say they had received reports that suspected muggers had set up a picket near Safoora Goth, where a passer-by had complained of being robbed of their valuables.

A two-year-old boy, who was travelling with his family in a rickshaw, was killed after policemen opened fire on armed suspects riding a motorbike nearby.

The four policemen involved have had their weapons confiscated and they will be presented before a court to secure their remand.

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