CM Amarinder Singh suspects ISI terrorists in Amritsar Attack
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh suspect the hands of ISI-backed Khalistani or Kashmiri terrorists in the Amritsar Grenade attack.
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh suspect the hands of ISI-backed Khalistani or Kashmiri terrorists in the Amritsar Grenade attack.
Amarinder also promised that he would not let the forces of terror destroy the peace of state.
CM said, "The possibility of involvement of ISI-backed Khalistani or Kashmiri terror groups could not be ruled out (in the Amritsar terror attack)." He added, "The forensic teams have been rushed to the spot and “all angles were being investigated."
The CM also assured that the culprits will soon be nabbed. He said, "Nobody will be allowed to get away with trying to disturb the peace and harmony of the state."
In his statement, the chief minister said the preliminary investigations have revealed that two men, one of them with a flowing beard and both with their faces covered, forced their entry into the hall, brandishing a pistol.
The attack, that took place on Sunday last took the lives of two people and more than 20 people are critically injured.
CM also urged people to maintain peace and calm. He Twitter.
He said, "We will not let the forces of terror destroy our hard-earned peace. I appeal to the people of Punjab to maintain peace in the wake of Amritsar bomb blast. I urge them not to panic and remain calm."
Amarinder also directed police to immediately beef up the security at all sensitive places, including all Nirankari Bhawans, in the wake of the grenade attack, the first such indiscriminate act against innocent people in recent past.