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Dacoits rob 100 passengers on Sultanpur Express

More than a dozen heavily-armed dacoits barged into the general coaches of the train from Sultanpur to Ahmedabad and robbed passengers at gunpoint before making good their escape, an official said.

india Updated: Apr 21, 2016 16:42 IST
Sultanpur Express
Over 100 passengers travelling on the Sultanpur Express were robbed of their money and other valuables by dacoits in Rampur early on Thursday, 290 km from here.(Hindustan Times Photo)

Over 100 passengers travelling on the Sultanpur Express were robbed of their money and other valuables by dacoits in Rampur early on Thursday, 290 kms from here.

More than a dozen heavily-armed dacoits barged into the general coaches of the train from Sultanpur to Ahmedabad and robbed passengers at gunpoint before making good their escape, an official said.

Government Railway Police teams in Moradabad and other stations en route have been put on alert, the official added.