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Cornered by cops, robber in El Salvador kills himself


August 31st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A man killed himself with a gunshot to the head when he was cornered by police after he and an accomplice robbed passengers on a ... Read more...

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Armed robbers loot Rs.15 lakh in Noida, nabbed, money recovered (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) Two robbers, who looted over Rs.15 lakh in cash from a reputed retail outlet in Great India Place mall in Sector 39 here, were overpowered by ... Read more...

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Man robbed at Noida mall, two hurt in shootout


August 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) In a daylight robbery at the Great India Place mall in Sector 39 Monday, three men robbed a man of several lakhs of rupees and shot ... Read more...

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Pakistan bank, phone shop robbed


July 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Armed robbers Friday looted over Rs.4 million from a private bank and a mobile phone shop in Pakistan's Hyderabad city, Geo News reported.Police said the bandits ... Read more...

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Shot at, security guard catches robber


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) An alert security guard managed to catch a robber from a construction site in Delhi in spite of being shot by his associates Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Six arrested for robbery in Delhi


June 16th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A woman employee and her husband were among six people arrested for looting the home of a lawyer here, police said Saturday.Police received a call ... Read more...

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Rs.5 lakh looted, businessman injured


June 11th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 11 (IANS) Three armed robbers Monday looted over Rs.5 lakh from a businessman after shooting and injuring him here, Ghaziabad Police said.The incident occurred in Mandola locality under ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Pakistani reporter’s murder killed


May 26th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) A prime accused in the murder of a reporter of Pakistan's Geo News channel was killed Saturday in a firefight with police in Karachi.Geo News journalist ... Read more...

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Robbers kill soldier, relative


May 24th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) Armed robbers in Uttar Pradesh Thursday killed a soldier and a relative who resisted them after they barged into their house, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Assailants rob retired principal’s house, 1 held


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 23 (IANS) Five armed robbers broke into the house of a retired college principal in Indirapuram area here early Monday and decamped with cash and jewellery worth more ... Read more...

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Rs.15 lakh robbed from Noida home


April 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Noida, April 13 (IANS) Four armed robbers Friday looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs.15 lakh from the house of a businessman in Noida, police said.The incident occurred around 5 ... Read more...

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Police chase in Brazil ends with six suspects dead


March 27th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 27 (IANS/EFE) At least six people died Monday in a running gunfight between police and suspected armed robbers in the eastern Brazilian city of Salvador, authorities ... Read more...

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Agra bank looted of Rs.11 lakh


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) A gang of armed robbers struck at a bank branch here as soon as it opened for business Friday and fled with over Rs.11 lakh, police ... Read more...

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Armed robbers who targeted brothels arrested


February 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police arrested 11 people, two of them minors, as suspects in several brothel robberies in the capital.The arrested people, all of them Latin Americans, pretended ... Read more...

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Robbery takes places at ancient Olympia Museum


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greek officials have announced that armed robbers have broken into the Ancient Olympia Museum and made away with several valuable items. Police say between 60 and 70 ... Read more...

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Jewellery shop looted in Ghaziabad


February 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Armed robbers barged into a jewellery shop in the posh Vaishali area here and fled with cash and jewellery worth about Rs.30 lakh after holding the ... Read more...

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Nigeria witnesses 11 more killings (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 23 (IANS) Eleven more people have been killed in terror attacks in Nigeria, pushing the toll in this west African nation in the last four days to over ... Read more...

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11 more killed in Nigeria violence


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 23 (IANS) Eleven more people died in terror attacks in Nigeria, bringing the toll in the violence in this west African nation during the past four days to ... Read more...

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Russian thieves steal platinum


December 26th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of armed robbers raided a factory in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan in the early morning hours Sunday, making off with platinum ... Read more...

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Over Rs.2 mn looted from Karachi bank


October 21st, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Five armed robbers decamped with more than two million rupees from a private bank in Pakistan's Karachi city, a media report said.The Daily Times report Thursday ... Read more...

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Two robbers kill woman and daughter, one held


October 13th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Two armed robbers Wednesday barged into the house of a trader, murdered his wife and the daughter and later critically injured a neighbour in Loni town ... Read more...

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Mexican singer criticises anti-immigrant laws in US


October 12th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexican singer Pablo Montero criticised anti-immigrant laws that have been enacted in different parts of the US and asked the White House to give ... Read more...

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Two shot dead in beauty parlour


September 28th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) Two women were fatally shot at a beauty parlour in the Guatemalan capital, a police official said.Jaime Otzin, head of the national police, said the ... Read more...

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Man held in Kenya for Briton’s murder


September 13th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A man has been arrested in Kenya on suspicion of being involved in the murder of a British tourist and the kidnapping of his wife at ... Read more...

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Cash, jewellery wowrth Rs.60 lakh looted in Ghaziabad


July 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 19 (IANS) Armed robbers looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs.60 lakh from a jeweller's employee in Ghaziabad Tuesday, police said.The incident occurred around 8.30 p.m. near Amrit ... Read more...

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Two armed robberies in Delhi


June 17th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two armed robberies occurred within a span of four hours here Wednesday night and cash and jewellery worth several lakhs of rupees were stolen, police ... Read more...

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Elmer Geronimo Pratt dies


June 4th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt has died at the age of 63. Elmer became famous in the 1970s when his imprisonment for murder was seen as racially ... Read more...

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Pakistan bank looted in barely 55 seconds


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) It took just 55 seconds for armed robbers to loot Rs.3.7 million from a bank here, a police official said.Daily Times reported that the robbers struck ... Read more...

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Armed men rob Rs.7.4 lakh in Gurgaon


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 1 (IANS) Three armed robbers barged into a finance company in this suburb, held two guards hostage and fled with Rs.7.4 lakh in cash, police said Sunday."Robbers struck ... Read more...

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Rs.9 mn looted from Karachi bank


April 15th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 14 (IANS) Robbers looted Rs.9 million from a bank in the Pakistani port city of Karachi Thursday, a media report said.The armed robbers looted a branch of the ... Read more...

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Robbers decamp with Rs.8 lakh in daring bank heist


April 11th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), April 11 (IANS) In a daring daylight heist, armed robbers struck at a Central Bank of India branch here, decamping with around Rs.830,000 in cash after shooting at ... Read more...

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Armed men loot, assault passengers on Pune-Patna train


March 11th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 11 (IANS) Passengers on a train from Pune to Patna were robbed and assaulted when unidentified armed robbers struck in the dead of the night, officials ... Read more...

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South African car hijackers return toddler


March 8th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The South African police are looking for two armed robbers who hijacked a car and returned a baby in it to the mother.The robbers snatched the car ... Read more...

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Armed men loot train passengers in Bihar


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Unidentified armed robbers struck the Azeemabad Express and looted passengers after assaulting them while the train was travelling between Bihar and Uttar Pradesh early Saturday, officials said. ... Read more...

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Two Korean women robbed at gun point in UP


January 18th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Jan 18 (IANS) Unidentified armed robbers abducted two South Korean women along with their driver and freed them on the highway to Haridwar in Uttar Pradesh after taking away their cash ... Read more...

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