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Updated on: Thursday, December 23, 2021, 05:26 PM IST

Watch Video: One dead, five injured in blast in Ludhiana court complex; team of NSG called

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Ludhiana: One person died and five others were injured in the explosion at Punjab's Ludhiana District Court Complex on Thursday.

Ludhiana Commissioner of Police informed that the explosion was heard near the Record Room on the second floor of the Ludhiana Court complex.

A team of National Security Guard has been called in connection with the incident.

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa visited the hospital where the injured patients have been admitted. The Dy CM said that the entire state of Punjab has been put on high alert and blamed Pakistan for the blast. He said that an attack by external forces cannot be ruled out completely.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a report from Punjab on the explosion.

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi also paid visit to the hospital and met the patients.

Terming the incident as the "most shocking and dastardly act", Charanjit Channi on Thursday said that inimical forces seeking to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in the state would never succeed in their nefarious designs.

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Published on: Thursday, December 23, 2021, 05:27 PM IST
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