Published On: Mon, Nov 19th, 2018

NIA visits Amritsar grenade attack site

New Delhi: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Monday visited the spot in Amritsar in Punjab where three persons were killed in a grenade attack on Sunday.

Of the 21 people, 17 are from Kasargode district in the northern tip of Kerala

They were accompanied by explosive experts, an agency official said

A three-member team headed by an Inspector General visited the spot for a second time after their initial inspection of the area on Sunday, hours after the attack at the Nirankari Satsang Bhawan in Adliwal village in Rajasansi area.

They were accompanied by explosive experts, an agency official said.

The team’s second visit on Monday followed an half hour meeting with Punjab Director General of Police Suresh Arora, who had raised suspicion of a terror attack.

They also met Punjab’s Director General of Police (Intelligence) Dinkar Gupta.

Over a dozen people were injured in the attack carried out by two-motorcycle borne masked men.

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