Attempt to loot a bank foiled, two person with toy gun arrested in Kupwara


Baramulla, Jul 21: Alert guards foiled an attempt to loot a bank and arrested two persons alongwith toy pistol in the frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir on Tuesday, official sources said.

They said panic gripped in Grameen Bank at Natnusa in Kupwara when two persons suddenly brandished a pistol when normal business was going on.

However, alert guards challenged and overpowered them, they said adding a toy pistol was recovered from them.

They were identified as Ashiq Hussain and Javid Ahmad, resident of Kulangam.

They have been arrested and a case has been registered, they said.


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