J-K: Gunmen loot Rs. 65,000 from Kulgam bank

Unidentified gunmen barged into the bank branch at Yaripora in the district and looted Rs 65,000 in cash at gunpoint before fleeing, a police official said.

Published: 02nd May 2017 04:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd May 2017 04:36 PM   |  A+A-

By ANI

KULGAM: A day after the deadly attack on a bank cash van that left seven people dead, militants today looted cash from a branch of the Elaquai Dehati Bank in south Kashmir's Kulgam district.

Unidentified gunmen barged into the bank branch at Yaripora in the district and looted Rs 65,000 in cash at gunpoint before fleeing, a police official said.

Yesterday, militants attacked a cash van of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Damhal Hanji Pora area of the district and shot dead five policemen and two bank security guards.

The policemen and security guards were returning to district headquarters after delivering cash at a bank branch.

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