Rs.40 lakh robbed from J&K bank in Sarthal

Jammu & Kashmir Bank's Sarthal branch was looted last night by unidentified persons, said reports.

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Kishtwar, Nov 23: Jammu & Kashmir Bank's Sarthal branch was looted last night by unidentified persons, said reports.

Cash worth Rs.40 lakhs, including Rs.20 lakhs of the new denomination currency notes, was robbed.

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The bank is located inside a private shop at Agral village of Sarthal, which is around 30 kms from Kishtwar.

It needs to be noted that in 2008, a major bank robbery had taken place in Kishtwar, in which over a crore rupees was looted. Police had later claimed the case to have been solved.


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