LAHORE An alleged robber was killed during 'friendly fire while his two accomplices have been arrested, police claimed here on Thursday. Police said that the alleged robber sustained a bullet and died shortly, when his accomplices opened fire on the house-owner during a robbery attempt here in Nishtar Colony Area. Police investigators said that three armed bandits barged into the house of Mohammad Tayyab and held up the inmates at gunpoint. As Tayyab offered resistance, they opened fire on him but he survived luckily, and the bullet hit one of the robbers. The robbers were trying to flee when the police reached the spot and arrested the bandits. The injured was rushed to a local hospital, where he died later. SHO Ahsan Ashraf said that the arrested bandits are history-sheeters and they have confessed several such incidents during preliminary investigations. The police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy and are investigating.