KARACHI - An alleged commander of outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan was killed and another managed to escape under the cover of firing during an encounter with the police at Pakhtoonabad within the remits of Manghopir police station. A police constable identified as Anwar was also injured in the encounter. The dead and the injured were taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy and treatment when cop Anwar also succumbed to his injuries. Police said that the encounter took place when the TTP men were intercepted during snap checking, adding that the culprits opened fire at the police. Resultantly, a police constable was injured. In retaliation, the police also fired at them that killed Khattab Mehsud while his companion was injured but he managed to escape. Police said that the deceased was wanted to police in various cases of target killings while further investigation was underway. Meanwhile, the Sindh Minimum Wages Board proposes to increase minimum rates of wages from Rs. 7,000 per month to Rs8,000 per month with effect from 01-07-2012 in respect of adult unskilled and juvenile workers in industrial/commercial undertakings in Sindh. This was announced here on Friday by the secretary of the Board. This has already been notified in Extra Ordinary Gazette of Sindh Government dated July 19, 2012.  It is therefore advised that the objections/suggestion, if any, may be sent to the Secretary of the Sindh Minimum Wages Board within 30 days. i.e. latest by 18-08-2012 from the concerned quarters, it was further pointed out.