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Bank staff shot, Rs 19 lakh snatched

IANS  |  New Delhi 

In a daring daylight robbery, two armed motorcycle-borne assailants escaped with over Rs 19 lakh from a van on Friday after shooting at one of the staff who had come to refill an ATM in west Delhi, police said.

The two assailants approached the van of Union of India in Rohini's Sector-24 area around 2 p.m. One of them threw chilli powder in the staff's eyes and snatched the bag.

"They also shot at one of the staff. Security guard Brijesh Singh fired two rounds at them but they fled," Deputy Commissioner of Police Rishi Pal said.

The injured, Naveen, was admitted to a nearby hospital, Pal said.

Police has constituted six teams to arrest the robbers and is scanning closed-circuit television footage from nearby shops.

--IANS

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