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Militants loot Rs 1.7 lakh from bank in J-K, take away guard’s rifle

Police said the gunmen snatched the 12-bore rifle of the bank’s private security guard before fleeing the place.

india Updated: May 28, 2018 17:13 IST
Press Trust of India, Srinagar
Security personnel in Bijbehara in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.
Security personnel in Bijbehara in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.(PTI File Photo)

Two militants looted Rs 1.7 lakh in cash from a bank and took away a 12-bore rifle from its guard in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said.

The armed militants barged into the Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch at Srigufwara in Anantnag district this afternoon and looted Rs 1.72 lakh at gunpoint, a police official said.

He said the gunmen also snatched the 12-bore rifle of the bank’s private security guard before fleeing the place.

Police have issued screen grabs from CCTV cameras showing the two militants and asked general public to help identify them.