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Bank guard shot dead in robbery attempt in UP

IANS  |  Lucknow 

A security guard was on Wednesday shot dead by unidentified assailants outside a in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh as they tried to loot the cash, police said.

Anil Kumar was unloading outside the Pariyava branch of the State of India, when robbers, trying to rob the trunk, shot him six times from close range.

The robbers had to however flee empty-handed as passersby and employees rushed to the spot after hearing the gunshots. The guard was rushed to a community health centre where he was pronounced dead.

Police said they were trying to apprehend the criminals and the area has been sealed. No arrests however have been made so far.

--IANS

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Bank guard shot dead in robbery attempt in UP

A bank security guard was on Wednesday shot dead by unidentified assailants outside a bank in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh as they tried to loot the cash, police said.

A security guard was on Wednesday shot dead by unidentified assailants outside a in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh as they tried to loot the cash, police said.

Anil Kumar was unloading outside the Pariyava branch of the State of India, when robbers, trying to rob the trunk, shot him six times from close range.

The robbers had to however flee empty-handed as passersby and employees rushed to the spot after hearing the gunshots. The guard was rushed to a community health centre where he was pronounced dead.

Police said they were trying to apprehend the criminals and the area has been sealed. No arrests however have been made so far.

--IANS

md/vd

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Bank guard shot dead in robbery attempt in UP

A security guard was on Wednesday shot dead by unidentified assailants outside a in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh as they tried to loot the cash, police said.

Anil Kumar was unloading outside the Pariyava branch of the State of India, when robbers, trying to rob the trunk, shot him six times from close range.

The robbers had to however flee empty-handed as passersby and employees rushed to the spot after hearing the gunshots. The guard was rushed to a community health centre where he was pronounced dead.

Police said they were trying to apprehend the criminals and the area has been sealed. No arrests however have been made so far.

--IANS

md/vd

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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