A man in Karachi fought back against robbers near Qalandria Chowk area of Nazimabad and killed one of the robbers on Thursday, reports Samaa News.

According to the eye-witnesses, three robbers came on two motorcycles to loot a man. However, he took his licensed gun out and opened fire at them. One robber was killed and another was wounded. The third robber managed to escape from the scene.

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Police reached the site and recovered the gun from the scene. Police have sent the weapon for forensic analysis to find if it was used in another crime scene.

The video went viral on social media, in which the wounded and dead robbers can be seen surrounded by people.

Street crimes have been increasing in Karachi since January this year in which at least 18 people had lost their lives. Recently, journalist Athar Mateen was also killed while preventing a robbery attempt.