Two policemen and two criminals were injured in an encounter between the two sides in Rohini area of outer Delhi today.

Several rounds were fired from both the sides during the encounter which took place around 10:30 AM.

"There was an encounter between a police team and a group of criminals in Rohini Sector 24 in which constable Pradip sustained bullet injury in the thigh while two criminals Sudhir and Vijay were also injured," said Vikramjeet Singh, DCP (outer).

Police managed to catch five criminals of the gang including Sanjay, Farman, Sunny, Sudhir and Vijay who were on their way to rob a property dealer, said the officer.

The injured are undergoing treatment at a hospital.