Gurdaspur, Punjab: Suspected militants in army uniforms attacked a bus and police station in Dinanagar town near Gurdaspur, in which 3 deaths have been reported along with 4 injuries.
Gunmen in army uniforms resorted to indiscriminate firing in Punjab’s Dinanagar town, leaving at least one person dead and seven injured, including police officials.
“They fired indiscriminately on the way to the police station, killed at least one policeman and injured five,” said Harcharan Bains, an advisor to Punjab’s chief minister.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh said he had spoken to the head of India’s Border Security Force and “instructed him to step up the vigil on India-Pakistan border”.
Television footage showed a white Maruti car with its windshield peppered with bullet holes, and broken glass and bullet casings on the passenger seat. What appeared to be improvised explosive devices on railway tracks, were also shown.
“I am confident that the situation will soon be brought under control,” he tweeted.
Firstly a bus traveling from Punjab to Jammu was attacked in which 4 people were injured, then an attack took place at Dinanagar Police station in Gurdaspur.
As firing continues, NSG Commandos have been dispatched to the scene. Reportedly, The attackers are still firing at the Dinanagar police station.