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18 Nov 2018 | 06:31 PM UTC

India: At least three killed in grenade attack in Punjab Nov. 18

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At least three people killed in grenade attack against Sikh festival in Punjab on November 18

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/18/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION India

Event

At least three people were killed and 20 more wounded during a grenade attack in the village of Adliwal (Punjab state) on Sunday, November 18. According to local sources, unidentified gunmen threw a grenade at a crowd of people during a Sikh religious festival before escaping on motorbikes. An investigation to identify the assailants is currently ongoing. A heightened security presence is to be anticipated in the area in the coming days. 

Advice

Individuals present in India are advised to be vigilant at all times, keep a low profile, and avoid crowds, public places, and public gatherings (often targeted in terrorist attacks). Adhere to any instructions issued by local security forces.

 

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