SHIKARPUR    -    At least three persons were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on was hit by a speeding car here on late Wednesday night. According to details, the accident occurred at the National Highway near Lucky Ghulam Shah tehsil in Shikarpur where a rashly driven car hit a motorcycle, killing three persons on the spot. Police and rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the dead bodies to hospital. Police have taken the car in its possession and also arrested the driver.

Meanwhile, Shikarpur Police killed an alleged criminal on Wednesday night. According to local police, a gang of robbers resorted to firing at police when they were caught mugging.

 The police then retaliated, in which alleged criminal Gada Hussain Abbasi was killed near Shikarpur.

 The wife of the deceased told media persons, SHO Darri Police Station picked her husband from their house and killed him in an encounter.