Amritsar: Punjab's Charanjit Singh Channi government has been put on alert after an explosion in Ludhiana court. Two people including a woman were reported lying dead in the blast. At least 4 people have been injured in the blast. In Ayodhya, a high-security alert has already been sounded over religious places after it was threatened with a suicide attack. Instructions have now been issued to increase security in public places as well. CM Charanjit Singh Channi said after the incident that he is going to inspect the spot.
CM Channi said some anti-national elements are doing such a thing as the assembly elections pass. The government is on alert. Those found guilty will not be spared. Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa is also scheduled to arrive on the spot along with CM Channi. Randhawa also has the Home Department. According to sources, a bomb blast took place in a washroom near court number 9 on the third floor of Ludhiana district court, confirming the death of two people.
The blast was reportedly so severe that the entire building itself was shaken. There was chaos on the spot. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) team is also going to Ludhiana court for a preliminary investigation. According to reports, a forensic team has also reached the spot.