LAHORE  - A private security guard shot dead his colleague before committing suicide in Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Area on Monday, police said.

Najaat Khan pumped three bullets into the body of Shakeel before shooting himself in the head with his gun. Shakeel died on the spot while Najaat was rushed to hospital but expired in the way.

Both the security guards were close friends and they had been working as private security guards outside the office of a private courier service company for the last one and a half year. The police investigators are yet to ascertain the motives behind the shooting. Both the bodies were moved to the morgue.

Police sources say they believe Najaat and Shakeel fought over some dispute on the day of incident. Resident of Kohat, Najaat, got infuriated and opened straight fire on his colleague, Shakeel, and then shot himself in the head. Shakeel is said to be the resident of Kot Lakhpat. The police are investigating.

Expired: A 55-year-old woman expired at a hospital on Monday, three days after she was recovered in unconscious condition from Iqbal Town. The police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy. Investigators are yet to ascertain the identity of the woman. Rescue workers told the police that the woman was lying unconscious alongside a road when they reached the spot. She was shifted to the Jinnah Hospital, where she expired on early Monday.