KARACHI: Armed persons failed to rob an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of a private bank but fled after placing a hand grenade here at Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, ARY News reports on Saturday.
According to police, six armed men tried to take the ATM machine out of its hinges after tying it up with chains. They placed a hand grenade when they failed to unhinge the machine. The police force defused the hand grenade later.
The robbers before starting their mission sprinkled a spray on the CCTV cameras of the bank so as to avoid identification.
ASP Gulshan-e-Iqbal told the media that the robbers, who had arrived in a Vigo car, had hidden their faces with masks.