WEB DESK: A female cashier was killed and another male employee of a private bank injured when the gun of a security guard, deployed inside the bank premises, went off accidentally in the limits of Cantt police station on Thursday.
A police official said that a security guard Muhamamd Umer Khan was performing his duty at Dubai Islamic Bank Saddar branch at safety cabin set up near cash counter.
According to preliminary investigation, guard accidentally pulled trigger of his gun and the bullet hit straight at the cashier Hina Gul and another employee Haris, he said.
He said that soon after the incident the injured Hina and Haris were shifted to DHQ hospital but the woman could not survive and succumbed to her bullet injuries as she received bullet in her neck while the condition of the other injured employee is stated to be stable, he said. He further said that police arrested the security guard and handed over the dead body to the deceased relatives after fulfilling legal formalities.
Source: Business Recorder