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Burglars loot 3 ATMs, flee with Rs 30 lakh in Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar, Nov 4: Unidentified burglars broke open two ATMs in Bhadrak on Thursday night and decamped with over 30 lakh cash. The miscreants cut open the ATMs using gas cutters.

Bhadrak police have formed special teams to trace and nab the culprits.

The miscreants looted two ATMs of Axis and ICICI Bank situated at Randhia Bazaar and the SBI ATM located at Kuansa under Bhadrak police limits.

Sources said the money looted from SBI ATM amounts to Rs 16,48,900, Rs 7,11,900 was looted from ICICI bank ATM and Rs 6.06 lakh from Axis bank ATM.

The miscreants used gas cutters to make the robbery possible. The looters torched the ICICI bank ATM before fleeing the spot.
Police suspect the same gang in these cases as the two robberies were identical.

Sources said there were no security guards in the ATMs. After looting the outlets, the burglars close the shutters and fled from the spot. The incident came to light on Friday morning when the public gone to withdraw the money.

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