KARACHI: A man who is identified as Novel was gunned down during a robbery bid in Karachis area of Boat Basin on late Tuesday night.

According to police, the deceased, Novel, was a resident of Tharparkar district who had come to Karachi to earn his livelihood.

The post-mortem report has revealed that Novel was shot once in his back, with the bullet coming out of his chest.

Police have claimed that the robbers shot him down while looting womans purse and escaped.

Novel was recently married, police added.