OKARA - Four persons kidnapped three children in village Lasharian here on Monday. The resident of Lasharian, Naeemullah s/o Mohammad Din, filed an application with Chuchak police station that in his absence Mohammad Farooq along with his 3 armed accomplices barged into his house and kidnapped his 3 minor children - Habibullah, Naveed Ahmad and Perveen. The police have registered a case and conducting raids for recovery of the children and arrest of the criminals. 3 FARMERS INJURED: A farmer was injured as some assailants opened fire on him when he was on his way to home after irrigating crops over old enmity. The resident of 22/GD, Mohammad Yasin, said that Mohammad Arif, Tariq, Sajjad and others opened fire on his son Mohammad Ramzan alias Jani and left him injured. In the village 45/3.R 5, armed persons injured a labourers wife and his sister-in-law. The wife of Munir with her sister was working in the fields. Ghulam Rasul, Mushtaq Ahmad, Abdur Razzaq, Mohammad Sadiq, Ghulam Haider thrashed them over a minor dispute. Car, bike snatched: A dacoit assuming the look of a passenger snatched a car near Piply Pahar here on Monday. A couple with a child hired the car (24/SLG) of Mohammad Younis, a resident of 27/2.L on rent at Rwala bus stand for Pakpattan. Later, they offered additional Rs 300 for going to Pipli Pahar and the driver agreed to the proposal. When they reached near Pipli Pahar, the man took out his pistol and held the driver hostage. Having tied him, he threw the driver into the nearby fields and made off with the car, cash and mobile. Separately, four armed men deprived a person of his motorbike and a mobile with cash Kohla. A trader of Fazal Wala, Mohammad Imran along with his friend Tariq Waheed having locked his shop was going to his house. They reached near 7/GD, the dacoits intercepted them snatched bike (6618/OKK).