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Rs 35 lakh looted from two ATMs in Kerala

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi/Thrissur 

Burglars struck at two automated machines in and districts of making away with Rs 35 lakh in the early hours Friday, police said.

Police suspect the involvement of a single gang.

In the first incident, the of a at Irumbanam in Thrippunithura in district was looted.

The gang used a to break open the and decamped with Rs 25 lakh, police said.

The incident is suspected to have occurred before 3.30 am.

The burglars then targeted an of a at Koratty in district, using a similar method to loot Rs ten lakh.

They fled after pulling down the shutter of the ATM kiosk at around 4.30 am, police said.

Police said CCTV footage reveal that a gang member had sprayed at the cameras in the kiosks before committing the crime.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 16:05 IST