Belfast Telegraph

Termites devour notes worth 10m rupees

Termites have devoured currency notes worth 10m rupees (£135,260) in a steel bank chest in northern India, police have revealed.

Officer Navneet Rana says the bank manager discovered the damage when he opened the reinforced room in an old bank building on Wednesday. Mr Rana said: "It's a matter of investigation how termites attacked bundles of currency notes stacked in a steel chest."