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Mob vandalises bank in West Bengal


Kolkata: A mob vandalised a nationalised bank in West Bengal on Wednesday after they could not withdraw money despite being in the queue for hours.

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A State Bank of India (SBI) branch at Jagadishpur in Howrah district was attacked around 3 p.m., a police officer said. No one was arrested.

The bank customers lost patience as they could not take out money in spite of standing in the queue for long hours.

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The glass door and window panes of the bank were broken. Police had to intervene to control the situation.