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J-K: ATM with over Rs 5 lakh cash stolen near Srinagar

india Updated: Jun 13, 2017 16:32 IST
A security man stands guard at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Tuesday.

A security man stands guard at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

Unidentified persons on Tuesday decamped with an automated teller machine (ATM) of a private bank, containing cash worth over Rs 5.40 lakh, in the Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.

A group of thieves struck Kadalbal area of Pampore, 16 kms from here on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, in the early hours and fled with an ATM of the HDFC bank, a police official said.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the ATM was carrying Rs 5,40,200, he said.

The police has registered a case and efforts are being made to nab the culprits and recover the stolen machine, the official said.