Rocket-propelled grenade fired at Punjab Police’s intelligence headquarter in Mohali
The Mohali district of Punjab was gripped by terror when a rocket-propelled grenade was suspected to have hit the Intelligence Wing headquarters of the state police on Monday, dated 9th of May. The explosion caused windowpanes on one of the floors of the building shattered.
Police chief VK Bhawra said that a few suspects have been taken into custody in connection with the blast caused by a “rocket-like fire”. “A minor explosion was reported at the Punjab Police Intelligence Headquarters in sector 77, SAS Nagar at around 7.45 PM. No damage has been reported,” the Mohali Police said in a statement. Security has been beefed up at the headquarter in Mohali Punjab. Police said that the grenade landed on the third floor but did not explode. The terror angle is being investigated.
Police said that the grenade landed on the third floor but did not explode. “It’s a minor blast. The attack happened from outside the building. It has been done with rocket-type fire. No casualty or loss happened. Our senior officers and FSL team are investigating it,” Mohali SP (HQ) Ravinder Pal Singh said after the attack.
Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in a tweet said, “Shocked to hear about the blast at the @PunjabPoliceInd Intelligence headquarter in Mohali. Thankfully nobody was hurt. This brazen attack on our police force is deeply concerning and I urge CM @BhagwantMann to ensure perpetrators are brought to justice at the earliest.”
BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa tweeted that this tragic news came just after a week of Patiala’s clash. He also mentioned that instead of chasing Bagga Punjab Police should look after the security. He also said that it is a border state and Kejriwal should not experiment with peace.