A man who tried to use detonators to rob one of Agricultural
Bank of China offices in northeast China's Liaoning Province has been arrested, local
authorities said on Wednesday.
Zhang Peng, 26, a farmer of Wanyuandian Town confessed to police
that he caused two small explosions in the ABC's Lingyuan Branch
office in Wanyuandian Town around 9 AM on Saturday in an attempted
When three clerks in the office noticed the man was carrying
detonators they grabbed the branch's money bags and hid in another
part of the office. Four minutes later they heard two small
There were no clients in the bank and the blasts caused no
casualties nor was any cash taken. The office counter was
The bank office resumed business on Tuesday.
(Xinhua News Agency February 7, 2007)