Kashmir: Burqa-clad gunmen loot 5 lakh from bank in Arwani

Jammu and Kashmir: Suspected militants loot more than Rs 5 lakh from a bank in Anantnag

The assailants entered the bank wearing a burqa.

In yet another major robbery, terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir barged into a bank and looted cash on Monday. Police sources said demonetisation has hit militants and their over-ground workers hard and they have suddenly faced the cash crunch in Jammu and Kashmir.

A police official said bank officials claim ₹5 lakh were looted.

Anantnag police has registered a case and investigation was set into motion.

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The official said during the initial investigation conducted by the police with the help of CCTV footage, it has been found that HM militants were involved in the bank robbery.

He said after looting the bank, the militants fled from the spot.

There has been a spate in the bank robberies in the Valley after scrapping of old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes by Government of India (GoI) in November previous year.

Monday's daylight robbery is the first in almost three months and the seventh in last one year in the Kashmir Valley.

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