Armed gunmen rob bank of over Rs. 13lakh in Kashmir

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Pulwama (J-K)[India], Dec. 8(ANI): Armed gunmen on Thursday robbed a bank of Rs 13.38 lakh at the gunpoint in Arihal area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama. As per reports four-five masked armed men barged into Jammu and Kashmir Bank at Arihal and robbed Rs 13.38 lakh - Rs. 2.23 lakh in old denomination notes and Rs. 11.15 lakh in new notes - and fired gunshots outside while leaving the bank, said police. Police has launched a search operation and investigation is underway. Last month, Rs 12 lakh was robbed from the Budgam branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank. The police later arrested few over-ground workers of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) for the crime. (ANI)