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Men jailed for exploding cash machine

Two men have been jailed after they admitted blowing up cash machines in south Wales to steal tens of thousands of pounds.

The pair were part of a gang caught on camera as they pumped a machine with gas and then hid around the corner to trigger an explosion.

Russell Bennett, 21, and 30-year-old Benjamin Barrett, both from Bristol, were sentenced to years a total of over 16 years in jail for conspiring to cause an explosion likely to endanger life and two counts of burglary.

Hywel Griffith reports.

  • 30 Apr 2015
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