Ludhiana

One person was killed while two were left severely injured in an explosion that took place in a court complex in Punjab’s Ludhiana on Thursday.

The blast took during ongoing court sessions but who or what triggered the blast is yet to be known.

The Punjab Police said that the explosion took place at around 12:25 pm on Thursday and the explosion might have been “executed” by a human bomb.

Ludhiana police commissioner Gurpreet Bhullar said that the person killed is yet to be identified but it has been suspected that he might have been the human bomb.

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The police are investigating the entire case to track the exact reason.

The NSG’s bomb disposal squad will investigate the linkage between the deceased and the explosion.

As per reports, the blast took place near the washroom on the second floor of the district court complex in Ludhiana.

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The police have confirmed that one death took place during the explosion although there were initial reports claiming two deaths.

Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has suspected “anti-national forces” to be behind the explosion.

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