SHEIKHUPURA - Two bank staffers and as many robbers received gunshot injuries in a bungled heist at the local branch of Bank Al-Falah here in the remit of City A Division Police here on Tuesday.

According to details, unidentified robbers, appeared to Pathan, entered the branch of Bank Al-Falah situated some 1-km away from the City Police Station. They took the staffers hostage at gunpoint and order Manager (Operations) Tahir Majeed to give keys of strong room for collecting cash. In the meantime bank guard Allah Rakha pulled out his arm and opened fire on the dacoits. During exchange of firing, two dacoits received severe bullet injuries while the guard and manager also sustained gunshot wounds. They were rushed to DHQ Hospital where condition of one of the dacoits is stated to be critical.

However, their other accomplice succeeded in fleeing the scene. The City A Division Police launched probe into the incident.