Two criminals were killed in an encounter with the Special Cell of Delhi Police in Pul Prahladpur area on Monday.
The encounter took place at around 5 am. The criminals have been identified as Raja Qureshi and Ramesh Bahadur.
Thirty rounds of bullets were fired from both sides.
According to police, a trap was laid following a tip-off. In the ensuing encounter, the accused sustained gunshot injuries and were moved to a hospital where they were declared brought dead.
The two criminals were wanted in multiple cases of crime, the most recent being a murder case in Delhi's Karawal Nagar.