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Over Rs800,000 looted in Karachi bank heist

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KARACHI: A gang of robbers stormed a private bank in Karachi’s Federal B Area and got away with over Rs800,000 in cash on Wednesday afternoon.

Police relayed that five to six armed men entered the bank, overpowering and disarming a security guard. They took him, as well as bank employees hostage as one of them emptied cash counters.

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The robbers fled the scene unhindered with Rs850,000 in cash, the police said.

On getting information, a police team reached the scene in no time and launched an investigation to trace the robbers.

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On August 09, the driver of a cash van had fled with Rs205 million from a bank on I.I. Chundrigar Road in Karachi. A case was registered against the driver and his accomplices at the Meethadar police station.

The police had said that after guards of a private company left to deliver cash to a bank located at I.I. Chundrigar road, the driver of the cash van ran away with the vehicle.

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