Burglars struck at a temple and looted two silver idols near Nadikudi in Dummugudem mandal in Bhadrachalam division in the wee hours of Sunday.

According to sources, unidentified persons gained entry into the temple after breaking the entrance lock open in the wee hours.

The miscreants decamped with two small silver idols and a table fan from the temple, sources added.

The temple staff found the entrance door open and silver idols missing in the early hours of the day. They immediately alerted the temple committee members about the theft.

Dummugudem SI M.A. Shukoor visited the temple and enquired about the incident.

The local police registered a case and are investigating.