Security guard wounded in Galilee bank robbery

Police searching for culprits who stole money at gunpoint, shot guard as they fled the scene

Kabul, Israel (CC-BY SA Ariel Palmon/Wikpedia)
Kabul, Israel (CC-BY SA Ariel Palmon/Wikpedia)

A bank in an Arab town in the Western Galilee was robbed at gunpoint on Friday morning.

Masked robbers stole an undisclosed sum from a branch of the Mercantile Discount Bank located in Kabul, northeast of Haifa.

During their escape they shot at a security guard, lightly wounding him.

Police were searching for the culprits and had erected checkpoints in the area.

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