Gunmen loot bank in Shopian district

Terrorists loot cash from J&K Bank branch in Ratnipora

Gunmen on Friday looted cash from a branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank in south Kashmir Shopian district.

On Thursday, gunmen looted over five lakh rupees from a branch of the J&K Bank in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district. Soon after receiving information, government forces including army and police rushed to the bank branch and started questioning of witnesses and staff. Police have blamed militants for these heists.

There have been several successful attempts at robbing banks in the Valley since November 8 when demonetisation was announced, suggesting that the terrorists are facing a cash crunch.

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