LAHORE: At least three employees including Operation manager were killed while four others sustained injuries when an unidentified armed man opened indiscriminate fire at a local bank in Allama Iqbal Town area of Lahore on Thursday.
According to police sources, an unknown miscreant rushed into a bank and opened indiscriminate firing at the staff, killing as many as three bank employees including Operation Manager and injuring four others who were at once shifted to the Jinnah Hospital for medicinal assistance.
The public also tortured the alleged suspect and attempted to scorch him but the police apprehended him.
According to the Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Amin Wains, the detained robber’s accomplices fled the scene, adding that the incident seemed to be the result of personal rivalry as no cash was looted from the bank. He further stated that the attacker was a cashier in Science College.
Moreover, Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the incident and directed the CCPO to submit report as early as possible.