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J&K Bank ATM looted in Budgam

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Srinagar: Unidentified persons on the intervening night of Saturday-Sunday reportedly stole an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of J&K Bank and decamped with an unknown amount of cash in Panzan Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

Quoting a police officer, news agency KDC reported that unidentified persons broke open the J&K Bank ATM booth at Panzan, a few kilometers from Chadoora town in Budgam and looted cash along with the ATM machine. It was not immediately clear as to how much cash was in the ATM, the officer said.

The machine was later found in broken condition at Gunjbagh adjacent to the village, he added.

Efforts are on to identify the robbers, the officer said, adding that ATM guard’s statement will be recorded and CCTV footage will also be analyzed following which the investigation will get a direction.

A case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Chadoora, and further investigation is on, the officer added.

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