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Robbers kills security guard, loot shopping mall

One person was killed when robbers fired at security guards who chased them after they had looted a shopping mall at Kamarhati in North 24-pargans district on Saturday.

kolkata Updated: Jan 10, 2009 18:58 IST

One person was killed when robbers fired at security guards who chased them after they had looted a shopping mall at Kamarhati in North 24-pargans district on Saturday.

Two persons on a motorbike entered Vishal Garments on B T Road around 3 pm posing as customers and demanded money from the cashier at gunpoint.

They stacked Rs 1.4 lakh in a black bag and were runnig away when the mall's private security guards began chasing them.

Scared, the looters opened fire and a bullet hit Amar Kanti Basu who fell and died instantly, the police said. Additional North 24-Parganas distrcit SP Pravin Kumar Tripathy said the CCTV footage of the shopping mall was being examined to identify the robbers.