ATM with over Rs 5 lakh cash stolen, Jammu and Kashmir

Thieves fled away from the Srinagar-Jammu national highway with the ATM of the HDFC bank.

Published: 13th June 2017 04:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th June 2017 04:42 PM   |  A+A-

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Srinagar: Unidentified persons today decamped with an automated teller machine (ATM) of a private bank, containing cash worth over Rs 5.40 lakh, in the Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.

A group of thieves struck Kadalbal area of Pampore, 16 kms from here on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, in the early hours and fled with an ATM of the HDFC bank, a police official said.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the ATM was carrying Rs 5,40,200, he said. The police has registered a case and efforts are being made to nab the culprits and recover the stolen machine, the official said.

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