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Militants loot Rs 11 lakh from Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in Pulwama

On Thursday, Four Gunmen Entered The Ratnipora Branch Of The J&K Bank Ltd In Pulwama And Looted About 11 Lakh Money. A Man Hunt Has Been Launched In The Valley.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Apoorva Nawaz | Updated on: 15 Dec 2016, 03:02:26 PM
Militants loot Rs 11 from Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in Pulwama

New Delhi:

Militants looted Rs 11 lakh from Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in Pulwama, Kashmir on Thursday.

Four gunmen entered the Ratnipora branch of the J&K Bank Ltd in Pulwama and looted about 11 lakh money. A man hunt has been launched in the valley.

Robbery cases have surged in the valley since the PM Narendra Modi on November 8 annnounced to demonetize the higher denomination currency notes.

On November 21, four armed masked men robbed Rs 13 lakhs in old currency note from a bank in Malpora, about 100km from Srinagar. In another robbery attempt,  bank in Kashmir's Pulwama district on December 8 was robbed and thieves made away with Rs 10 lakh. Three armed men looted a bank on gunpoint in Kulgam district of Kashmir in October. Unidentified persons looted over Rs 34 lakh from a Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in Kishtwar district.

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First Published : 15 Dec 2016, 02:57:00 PM