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Gunmen loot Rs 65,000 from bank in Kashmir’s Kulgam

The incident came a day after militants killed five policemen and two bank guards in an attack on a cash van in Phambai area of Kulgam in South Kashmir.

india Updated: May 05, 2017 19:41 IST
A policeman stands guard during a protest in Srinagar in Kashmir. The state has been reeling due to protests since a popular militant leader was gunned down by security forces last July.
A policeman stands guard during a protest in Srinagar in Kashmir. The state has been reeling due to protests since a popular militant leader was gunned down by security forces last July. (REUTERS)

Two gunmen on Tuesday looted Rs 65,000 from a bank in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said.

The gunmen entered a branch of Ellaquai Dehati Bank (Regional Rural Bank) in Kader village and looted the money at gunpoint, a police official said.

The robbery took place a day after militants killed five policemen and two bank employees in Kulgam’s Pombai village.