No casualties reported from grenade attack near Indian army cantonment

A grenade blast passed off near the Indian military cantonment within the northern state of Punjab, police mentioned Monday.

The blast occurred Sunday night time on the military’s Triveni Gate in Pathankot district, about 430 km north of the Indian capital metropolis of New Delhi.

In accordance with police, no casualties had been reported within the blast.


Surendra Lamba, a senior police official advised media, “A police on responsibility advised us the grenade blast passed off at a time when a motorbike was passing by and we assume the bike rider has hurled it.”

Lamba mentioned they might confirm the CCTV footage put in within the space.

Police mentioned following the blast, an alert was sounded within the cantonment space.

Studies mentioned the police have arrange two dozen examine posts all through the district to examine automobiles and frisk passersby.

Pathankot homes an airbase of the Indian Air Pressure (AIF).

In Jan. 2016, the airbase was attacked by a gaggle of gunmen who entered the extremely fortified space utilizing gunfire and bombs, beginning a gunfight with the Indian troops for 4 days.

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