Militants decamp worth INR 304,000 from Bank in Jammu and Kashmir
fired gunshots and forcibly entered
into Jammu and Kashmir Bank’s Turkawangam
Branch in Shopian District and decamped
with INR 304,000 from the bank on
February 16, reports Daily Excelsior.
Police said four militants were
involved in the robbery. “They opened
fire outside the J&K Bank in
Turkawangam village before forcing
their entry inside the bank. At
least three lakh rupees were looted
by them,” the official said. They
said that two out of four militants
involved in the bank robbery have
been identified as Tariq Ahmad Bhat
of Barburgh, Shopian and Zeenat-ul-Islam
of Sugan, Zainapora Shopian. Tariq
was identified by the INSAS (Indian
Small Arms System) he was carrying.
Tariq was kept as guard outside
while the other three went inside.