Jammu and Kashmir: 2 terrorists loot Ellaquai Dehati Bank in Kulgam, flee with Rs 65,000

Sriparna Ghosh
Soldiers deployed on Srinagar road as curfew continues for the 36th consecutive day in Kashmir on Aug. 13, 2016.


Two terrorists barged into Ellaquai Dehati Bank's Kader Yaripora branch in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Tuesday and fled with Rs 65,000 cash.

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This is the third such incident in south Kashmir in the past one week. On Monday, five policeman and two civilians were killed when several terrorists opened fire on a van belonging to a bank in Kulgam. After firing at the van, the terrorists had dragged policemen and bank officials out of the van and shot them at point-blank range.

The cash van that was looted on May 1, 2017 in Kashmir's Kulgam district.

The terrorists also decamped with five self-loading rifles (SLRs) from the policemen guarding the van.

In another case on April 28, a militant was arrested after security forces foiled a bank robbery bid in Anantnag district.