Shocking: Blast In Ludhiana Court Complex- 2 Killed, Several Injured

Shocking: Blast In Ludhiana Court Complex- 2 Killed, Several Injured
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In a shocking incident today, a blast has been recorded in the court complex in Ludhiana. So far as per the reports, 7 people are injured and two people have lost their lives in this brutal gruesome incident. Still now, no terrorist attack has taken the responsibility of this blast. However, the entire state of Punjab has been put on high red alert. The blast occurred in the washroom of the court.

The explosion took place in a washroom on the second floor of the District and Sessions court complex in Ludhiana around 12:22 pm, police said.

Police have cordoned off the area and fire tenders are on the spot. While the rescue operation is being conducted, a police official said an investigation has been launched into the matter.

Shocking: Blast In Ludhiana Court Complex- 2 Killed, Several Injured
Shocking: Blast In Ludhiana Court Complex- 2 Killed, Several Injured

Meanwhile, a high alert has been issued across Punjab and police have been directed to tighten security at public places. According to the sources, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked authorities to beef up security at court complexes in Punjab.

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he would reach Ludhiana soon.

“There has been a blast in Ludhiana. I have quickly wrapped up a meeting and will now be going to Ludhiana,” Charanjit Singh Channi said.

“Some anti-national elements could be behind such acts as assembly elections are nearing,” Charanjit Singh Channi said, adding that “the guilty will not be spared”.

He also mentioned that Punjab elections are near and the government is alert over such incidents.

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said, ‘The chief minister and I are on way to Ludhiana to take stock of the situation in the aftermath of the tragic incident.”

Meanwhile, a two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is set to visit the blast site in Ludhiana. A team from the National Bomb Data Center was also rushed to the spot.

Story By- Saayak Karmakar, Resident Editor, Interview Times

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