Two wanted men shot dead in Malacca

Two wanted men shot dead in Malacca
Policemen carrying out their investigations at the crime scene.

MALACCA - Two suspected robbers were shot dead at the traffic junction next to the Tesco Hypermarket in Cheng here on Thursday.

According to police sources, the suspects, who were in a Perodua Myvi, fired shots at police officers who had approached the car for inspection at 9.20am Thursday following a car chase. The officers returned fire killing both the men.

One of the men is believed to be a former Emergency Ordinance detainee. It is also learnt that police recovered two pistols in the car.

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