SUKKUR: The son of a Hindu businessman was shot dead by dacoits in Khairpur while one of the alleged dacoits was also killed by police. According to police, the robbers broke into the house of Hindu businessman Mandhu Mall, Luqman Khairpur and killed his son Deepak Kumar, who offered to resist. As soon as they heard gunshots, the neighbors who were attending the wedding ceremony gathered around the house of the businessman. According to PRO SSP Khairpur Munir Jamani, B-section police opened fire on the escaped robbers Majid Shar and Rashid Shar. Majid Shar died at Khairpur Civil Hospital while another managed to escape. Section B police shifted the body of the businessman to Khairpur Civil Hospital. The local market was closed to protest the incident.