KARACHI: At least one person was killed as unknown armed robbers opened fire during a robbery bid in Shadman Town area of the metropolis on Monday.

According to police, the incident took place in an attempt to foil a robbery bid in a house in Shadman Town area of Karachi.

Kashif, the house owner told that at least six robbers entered his home and locked his family members in a room and looted all the cash, gold and other household items.

He said that Riaz Malik interrupted the robbers to foil their robbery attempt. To which, robbers opened fire on him and escaped from the scene.

DSP Tariq has said that the killed was his nephew and robbers were at the house for a period of one hour and escaped after looting cash, gold, two pistols and other valuables.