Gunmen loot bank in Marhama in south Kashmir’s Anantnag

"Three to four gunmen barged into the Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch at Marhama in Bijbehara this afternoon and decamped with cash from the premises," the official said.

Press Trust of India
Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 12 2017 3:47PM | Updated Date: Oct 12 2017 6:12PM
Gunmen loot bank in Marhama in south Kashmir’s AnantnagRepresentational Image

Masked gunmen today robbed a bank in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir, decamping with several lakh rupees, a police official said. 

 

He said while the bank officials were calculating the exact amount of cash robbed by the gunmen, the rough estimates put the amount at around Rs five lakh. 

 

"Three to four gunmen barged into the Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch at Marhama in Bijbehara this afternoon and decamped with cash from the premises," the official said. 

 

Several incidents of bank robberies have taken place in the Kashmir Valley over the past two years.