KARACHI: Two suspected criminals were killed in an encounter with police in Lyari in the wee hours of Thursday in the city. The police said the suspects opened fire when police stopped their vehicle during snap checking near Cheal Chowk in Lyari. They said that two suspects were killed when police returned fire on them. The police said that arms were also recovered from their possession. The bodies were shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities. The identity of the dead suspects could not ascertained yet.