Dacoits loot three petrol pumps in Balasore

(image) Bhubaneswar: Dacoits on Tuesday looted more than Rs 5 lakh from three petrol pumps at Soro and Simulia on NH 5 in Balasore.

According to reports, six dacoits looted Rs 80 thousand from the cashier of Biswanath Kashiprasad petrol pump, which is within 100 meter distance from Soro police station.

Earlier, the dacoits had allegedly looted Rs 2 lakh 56 thousand from Indira petrol pump at Maitapur under Simulia police limits.

The police has begun the investigation the case.