Blast at religious meet:3 die


Amritsar, Nov 19:

Three persons were killed and several others injured in a grenade attack on a religious congregation here on Sunday, police said.

The grenade was lobbed by bike-borne persons at a religious congregation of ‘Nirankaris’ which was being held at Adhiwala village here, according to eyewitness accounts.

“A grenade has been lobbed and 5-10 persons have been injured in the incident,” a senior Punjab police official, who visited the incident spot, told reporters.   Three persons were killed in the incident, the official said.

Punjab was on alert following an input claiming that a group of six to seven JeM terrorists were reportedly in the state, possibly in Ferozepur area.

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