Jammu and Kashmir: Militants open fire inside bank after bid to loot fails; 3 injured

Srinagar, PTI | Updated : 27 July 2018, 07:37 PM
Jammu and Kashmir: Militants open fire inside bank after bid to loot fails; 3 injured (Photo: Twitter/ANI)
Jammu and Kashmir: Militants open fire inside bank after bid to loot fails; 3 injured (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

Three people were injured as militants opened fire inside a bank branch in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday after their bid to rob the bank was foiled by an alert sentry.

Two civilians and a bank guard sustained injuries in the attack in Mohanpura area of the district, a police spokesperson said.

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“Terrorists in the afternoon barged in a branch of J&K Bank in Mohanpora of Kulgam district. Terrorists opened fire, in which some people got injured. However, no cash could be looted,” a police spokesperson said.

However, in another press release, the spokesman said the people present at the branch foiled the militants’ bid to loot the bank.

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“People resisted the attempt of the terrorists and forced them to flee from the spot. Infuriated by this, terrorists fired resulting in injuries to two civilians and a bank guard,” he added.

First Published: Friday, July 27, 2018 07:27 PM
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