Karachi (Staff Report):An enraged mob burnt alive a robber who attempted to loot a milk shop in Karachi 's Landhi neighbourhood on Sunday.

According to a eyewitness, the owner of a milk shop, claimed that two robbers entered his shop and asked him to hand over a sum of money and his mobile phone. When he refused to comply, the robbers fired a shot into the air.

The robbery attempt was foiled when a crowd of people gathered outside the shop after hearing the sound of gunfire and began to beat up the two robbers, he added.

Police have launched a case and started investigation into the incident.