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OSAKA — Three men were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of robbing a bank of 25 million yen earlier in the day at a Kinki Osaka Bank branch in Higashi-Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, police said.

Two men wielding guns entered the bank’s Aramoto branch at 2:40 p.m. and fired several shots into the ceiling, police said. After demanding money from a bank employee, the two then escaped in a black van driven by a third man. No one was hurt in the incident.

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