Unknown armed men loot bank branch in South Kashmir

Unknown armed men loot bank branch in South Kashmir

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Shopian, Oct 13, CNS: In yet another incident of bank robbery, unidentified gunmen looted the branch of a bank in Ratnipora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday morning.
Police sources said that three masked gunmen barged into a bank branch in Ratnipora and decamped with cash.
He said that the gunmen damaged the CCTV cameras before looting the cash.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Shopian A S Dinkar said that the gunmen looted Rs one lakh and ninety eight thousand rupees from the bank.
This is the second such incident in past two days. Gunmen on Thursday loot over five lakh rupees from a branch of J&K Bank in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.
Police blamed militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen for the bank loot and named two Hizb militants from Tral for the act, a charge denied by the outfit. (CNS)