Explosion inside Ludhiana district court complex, 1 killed and 5 injured

An explosion inside the district court complex here on Thursday left two people dead and four injured, police official said. The blast took place in the wash room of the second floor of the court complex. The district court was functioning when the blast took place.

Police have cordoned off the area and rescue operations are going on. Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he will visit Ludhiana to take stock of the situation. Blast took place in Ludhiana

In Chandigarh Punjab CM Charanjit Signh Channi told to reporters, I am going straight to Ludhiana. Some anti-national and anti-state forces are trying to commit such disgusting acts and for this the government is alert and the people should also be alert, he said, adding the culprits will not be spared.

Ludhiana Police Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said the area has been sealed and forensic teams will collect samples from the blast site. Police Commissioner Bhullar said at this point of time , it is very difficult to say anything, he also added that investigation was underway.