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2 persons injured as armed robbers looted petrol pump in Kathua

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Jammu, Mar 25: Two persons were injured after they were shot at by robbers who looted cash from a filling station on Jammu-Pathankot highway in Kathua district, police said Monday.

Three bike-borne masked robbers reached a petrol pump at Seswan in Chadwal area of Rajbagh Saturday night and shot at and injured two workers before fleeing with "unspecified amount" of cash, a police official said.

He said the injured, Hans Raj of Mahanpur and Parkash Singh of Gujjroo, were rushed to hospital.

A case was registered in connection with the robbery and efforts are on to nab the accused, the official said.

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