Robbers loot Rs 3.39 lakh from rural bank

Keonjhar: Armed robbers looted Rs 3.39 lakh from a rural bank branch and assaulted two employees injuring them in Keonjhar district on Monday, police said.

The trio came on a motor-bike before the Baitarani Gramya Bank at Bansapal under Nayakot police limits, about 26 km from here and threatened the customers and bank staff at gun point.

They assaulted the cashier and security guard, causing serious bleeding injury to them before decamping with Rs 3, 39 lakh in cash.