Grenade blast near army camp in Pathankot – Chandigarh News


No one was injured in the explosion.

Police reached the spot and recovered elements of the grenade.

Senior Superintendent of Police Surendra Lamba informed the media that investigation was underway and CCTV footage from the spot has been obtained.

It is believed that motorcyclists lobbed the grenade in entrance of the Triveni gate of the army cantonment.

Security was tightened, notably in Punjab’s border districts of Pathankot and Gurdaspur, together with near the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot, which bore the brunt of terror assault on January 2, 2016, in addition to close by Mamoon Cantonment of the Army.

Apart from the Punjab Police, males of the Border Security Force (BSF) and personnel of various safety businesses have been placed on alert following the blast.

Suspected Pakistani terrorists had on July 27, 2015, attacked Dinanagar city in neighbouring Gurdaspur district, round 225 km from right here, killing seven individuals, together with a Punjab Police officer, three Home Guards and three civilians.

The three terrorists had been killed after an 11-hour gun battle with the safety forces on the Dinanagar police station.

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