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Masked men rob Rs 2 crore from Manipur bank

By Correspondent

IMPHAL, July 5 - In a daring act, a gang of six unidentified masked men robbed the HDFC bank branch in Manipur�s Thoubal district on Monday around 5 pm.

Unidentified men barged into the bank after overpowering the guard and six staff, according to a delayed police report. The masked men allegedly took away more than Rs 2 crores in cash and gold jewelry from the bank locker, sources said.

The gang escaped from the scene in a car. Thoubal district police is conducting raids in some areas. �We are yet to arrest any suspect so far. The matter is under investigation,� a police official said.

Meanwhile, in a tragic road accident, a man and his daughter died while the wife, their three other children and another girl were injured seriously when a goods-laden truck fell into a deep gorge at a place on Tamenglong-Khongsang Road, 25 km from Tamenglong district headquarters, on Tuesday, reports said.

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