LAHORE: A private security guard shot and wounded two children as he had doubts of theft attempt in Anarkali Bazaar Friday, police said.

Both the children sustained serious wounds and were rushed to Mayo Hospital.  A police official said that the guard was on duty outside a shop in the bazaar when he suddenly opened fire.

As a result, two passersby sustained bullet injuries and were rushed to the hospital. The guard instantly fled the scene.

The police have registered a case against the guard and are investigating.–Staff Reporter